initiate a Golf Links Portrait commission, please call to discuss
We will review all relevant issues relating to size, framing,
schedule, and price.
Links Portraits are painted in oil from life.
Therefore they begin on the golf course not in a photograph.
It is at the site that the geometry of the composition is
It is at the site that each course's differences are gauged.
It is from life that true values, tones, and temperature of
colors are derived.
It is also at the site that the always-critical sources of
light and shadow are observed.
Photos are useful in determining values, that is, the scale
of light to dark.
They are useful in correcting sizes and shapes but are
lacking when determining subtle differences in hue and temperature.
The artist believes it is essential to arrange at least one
drawing/painting session at the course.
As an experienced golfer, the artist is sensitive to the
issues of golf etiquette and has been able to maximize the value of
on site sessions without interfering with member play.
The goal is to complete the "'foundation phase" of a
Golf Links Portrait in one on site session. The portrait is then
completed in the artist's Connecticut studio.
sizes are usually 16x20, 18x24, or 24x30.
When making a size decision, please consider frame sizes as
Our preferred classic gold frames add between 3 and 4
inches to each side of the painting.
Contemporary frames are also available and add between 1 and
2 inches to each side.
Prices are dependent upon size.
and provide your name and contact details, club name and location.
Please note if your club has a “closed Monday” policy.
Also note if your commission is time-sensitive (e.g.
birthday, retirement, event, etc.) Studio hours are M-F 10:30 AM to