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Tara


Tara

Brought up in a family of artists, Tara couldn't help but fall in love as she strolled through galleries and participated in art workshops. At three years old Tara painted her first portrait; of her and her family. She combined separate photos and merged them into a compilation very similar to what we do at Paint Your Life.

As Goya, Caravaggio, Edward Hopper, and Van Gogh have been her major influences growing up it's no surprise Tara can work with any medium. “Each medium represents a different emotion, helps me express my current state of mind, allows me to pour my soul onto the canvas.” She also enjoys working with mixed techniques. Maria is inspired by nature, reading about successful modern artists, and making crafts. The effort, dedication, and loyalty towards her work make her extraordinary. Like her favorite piece, “The Taking of Christ” by Caravaggio, her art is authentic.

charcoal portrait
Charcoal 12"x16"

Painted for Garganopam  Ravenna , OH

Painted for Garganopam  Ravenna , OH
 ORIGINAL PHOTO
Artist Name: Tara
photo to realistic charcoal drawing of mom and baby
Charcoal 16"x20"

Painted for Vilman  Warsaw

Painted for Vilman  Warsaw
 ORIGINAL PHOTO
Artist Name: Tara
Gorgeous watercolor portrait of a woman and a child
Watercolor 16"x20"

Painted for Jason  Auburn, WA

Painted for Jason  Auburn, WA
 ORIGINAL PHOTO
Artist Name: Tara
Gorgeous charcoal painting of a bride with father
Charcoal 12"x16"

Painted for Leanne  Oakland, NJ

Painted for Leanne  Oakland, NJ
 ORIGINAL PHOTO
Artist Name: Tara
Gorgeous handmade charcoal painting of a mother and son
Charcoal 12"x16"

Painted for Rebecca  Spotsylvania, VA

Painted for Rebecca  Spotsylvania, VA
 ORIGINAL PHOTO
Artist Name: Tara
photo to realistic charcoal drawing of mom and baby
Charcoal 16"x20"

Painted for Vilman  Warsaw

Painted for Vilman  Warsaw
 ORIGINAL PHOTO
Artist Name: Tara
Gorgeous charcoal painting of a bride with father
Charcoal 12"x16"

Painted for Leanne  Oakland, NJ

Painted for Leanne  Oakland, NJ
 ORIGINAL PHOTO
Artist Name: Tara