Commissioned Portraits

Lois enjoys creating commissioned portraits for people to cherish moments of their lives, from pictures of places lived and pets remembered to portraits of loved ones. Send Lois your photo and discuss how you would like the portrait to be done. Small changes can be made to the photo. You can choose color (in watercolor) or black-and-white (in charcoal). A deposit and a photo is all that is needed to get started.

Click here to request a portrait commission!

"I just wanted to let you know that my sister LOVED the portrait!!!!" - satisfied customer


House Portraits

This watercolor painting depicts a mansion in the Boston area that had been in a family for many generations.

Cat Portrait

Pet Portraits

This watercolor painting depicts a beloved family cat.

Let's Play Ball

Portraits of Loved Ones

This charcoal drawing depicts a young child playing with a family dog.

Please send an email if you are interested in having Lois paint a portrait for you. Fill in a request form here to begin the process.

"She shows off her painting to everyone who visits. Everyone loves the painting. They want paintings of their own families now." - satisfied customer

Use this slideshow to view more portraits:

Childhood Home, watercolor
Portrait given to a father

First House, watercolor
Portrait given to a spouse

Historic Home, watercolor
Portrait complements an ink portrait from an earlier era

Home Renovation, watercolor
Portrait of a unique building

Holiday Home, watercolor
Family dog makes the portrait complete

Boston Mansion, watercolor
Portrait of a home that welcomed many generations

Home in Fall, watercolor
Portrait made to have an autumn look

Red Cape, watercolor
Portrait given by a daughter as a surprise

House in Summer, watercolor
Portrait made to have a summer look

House with Flowers, watercolor
The front yard had amazing flowers

Back Yard Retreat, watercolor
A peaceful place in a back yard

Stone Wall, watercolor
This wall is remarkable

Front Door, watercolor
Reflections on a front porch

For a Musician, watercolor
Portrait of meaningful musical items

Orange Cat, watercolor
Portrait to honor a beautiful cat

Black and White Cat, watercolor & gouache
Portrait of a beloved pet

Black Pug, watercolor
Portrait commissioned as a gift

Let's Play Ball, charcoal
Portrait of a child playing ball with her dog

Well-Worn Wallet Picture, charcoal
The original photo was carried in a wallet for years

Wedding, charcoal
Portrait of a special occasion

Loving Couple, charcoal
Portrait commissioned as a gift

"She loves it and it's now hanging in her computer room where she can see it every time she sits down at her desk. Thank you so much!!" - satisfied customer

Click here to commission your own portrait!