Archive For The “Portrait” Category

We miss you, Tata (Mandela)

We miss you, Tata (Mandela)

I originally created “We miss you, Tata” for Mandela month. During this process, I was overcome with emotion for the lost father of our rainbow nation and for the state our government is in. Sometimes I feel like our current leader is trying to mock the legacy Madiba left behind. I cried because all of…

Painting of a Persian Tortoiseshell Cat, Pixie

Painting of a Persian Tortoiseshell Cat, Pixie

Sadly, this beautiful Persian tortoiseshell cat is no longer with us. Beloved and precious to its mistress, and sorely missed. I created two versions – one in pastels, one in acrylic. Contact me if you would like me to create a portrait of a beloved family member for you.

Keira

Keira

I painted this portrait of my beautiful daughter, Keira, so that I may have a lasting memory of her as she is now. A toddler. A girl. A chatterbox. Stubborn. Playful. Brutally honest.  Kind. Loving. Real. Words can not express the love I have for this little girl, and also how frustrating it can be to…

Puppy Love Pencil Portrait

Puppy Love Pencil Portrait

Puppy Love is a toddler portrait, done in pencils, laced with ambiguity. Besides the obvious, adorable puppies being given a big hug by the toddler in this portrait, the person in the portrait also has a significant meaning for me (read more below). Commission your own puppy love portrait (furry or human) or buy this…

Expressive Portrait Painting of Cilliers

Expressive Portrait Painting of Cilliers

This is an expressive portrait painting I did a number of years ago of my step father, Cilliers. It still hangs in my mother’s house, and is, with good reason, her favourite. Own your own expressive portrait painting If you are interested in commissioning an expressive portrait painting, please contact me.

Commission Family Portraits for the holidays

Commission Family Portraits for the holidays

Get a gift that will last for a lifetime. Owning an artwork of your loved ones is meaningful and lasts a lifetime. Even when your loved ones have moved on, you will have something to remember them by. Commission family portraits to always have your loved ones close to you. Of all the subject-matters I…

Family Portrait: The Truyens Family

Family Portrait: The Truyens Family

This is a family portrait of friends that are very dear to me. As they are leaving our beautiful South African shores, I thought it would apt to place our iconic Table Mountain in the background. I added some splashes of colour to enhance the mood of the image. Commission a family portrait If you enjoy viewing…

Loving Chow Chows: Goodbye Kannika

Loving Chow Chows: Goodbye Kannika

This painting portrays the essence of loving Chow Chows. It depicts a good friend of mine saying goodbye to her Chow, Kannika, before he passed on. I was trying to capture an impression of the love between these two individuals, emphasizing their close bond. Commission a furry family portrait for yourself or as a meaningful gift that…

Toddler drawing – Isabella

Toddler drawing – Isabella

This is Isabella, an adorable two-year old toddler. I did this quick toddler drawing for a good friend (Isabella’s mother) for her birthday.

Paintings by Michelle Siepker

Paintings by Michelle Siepker

This is a collection of paintings with various subject-matter, which I have done over the years. I paint in pastels, oil paints, acrylic paints, watercolours and mixed media. Paintings available Commission an artwork, or browse the available paintings below.

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