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Painting Handsome Loki: Step-by-Step

I really enjoy walking you through my process as I create custom oil paintings for my customers. This handsome fellow is Loki and his family decided to present a painting of Loki to a family member who would not see him in person for a while. (Read more…)

Cocoa – A Special Painting for Charity

As you can see, not only is Cocoa a special dog, obviously, but a very special painting as well. The 2019 Crystal Charity Ball auctioned off a custom oil painting from Larry Gekiere – Artist to benefit the great charities supported by the annual event.

Since 1952, The Crystal Charity Ball has donated $165 million to 152 children’s charities in Dallas County over the past 69 years. And Larry Gekiere – Artist supports their efforts with donated paintings to be auctioned off to benefit the children’s charities. (Read more…)

A Tour of Michigan: Captured in Oils

I was lucky enough to take a tour of Michigan where I grew up with my lovely spouse! We spent two weeks touring both the lower and the upper peninsula. There are both National Parks and National Lakeshores in Michigan, and I decided some of their beauty needed to be captured in oils. (Read more…)

Painting the Photo Contest Winners

As you know, last year we had a photo contest focused on the way our pets are keeping us sane and happy and healthy while we are dealing with the pandemic – “Helping Us Laugh, Smile, and Power-Through a Tough Time”. And both the 1st and 2nd place winners chose to have their custom oil paintings created as holiday gifts, so I can only share them with you now. (Read more)