The aim of portraiture is to capture the fundamental nature, the timeless essence, the spirit of a person. Faithfully rendering a likeness from photograghs, Michele attains those qualities in her portraits. Working in a small scale, her paintings serve as intimate mementos.  Portraits can be commissioned with the availability of good photos. Click on image to see it enlarged.    
 The Pianist Woman at 94   French Woman        
Golden Wedding Anniversary The Architect
The Philosopher