Tag: House Portraits

How to Use Watercolor Paints

There are many different types of paint available, and while they all have their uses, at House Portraits by Deb we prefer watercolors. When it comes to using watercolors, there are several advantages over oils or acrylics. Most noticeable is how easy they are to work with and clean up. In fact, there is almost… Read more »

In 2015, Get a Watercolor of Your Childhood Home

At House Portraits by Deb, we are here to provide you with high quality, one of a kind portraits of your childhood home, current house, or any other building that holds special importance to you. If you are interested in learning how to paint yourself, you won’t need much to get started. As long as… Read more »

Childhood Memory Replicas

Here at House Portraits by Deb, we’ve learned that old memories can be a very powerful force in a person’s life. When we complete a home portrait, especially when the subject matter at hand is a childhood home, we’re helping to put a person in touch with treasured experiences from their distant past. Childhood memories… Read more »

Painting Techniques That’ll Preserve Memories of Your Home

Perhaps the most unique part of this business is that I stay in constant communication with my clients to create a portrait that exactly meets the need of the customer. But on my end, there’s a lot of technique that goes into capturing and preserving your home on watercolor paper. Washes cover larger expanses of… Read more »

Have Your Home Immortalized Today!

So, you’ve decided that you want to commission a painting. Wonderful! But how can you choose the right artist for your project? Here are some tips so that you get exactly what you’re looking for. First, you’ve got to fall in love. If you’re committing to having a custom portrait done, you’ve got to be… Read more »