Halloween is our favorite time at Portland Pin-Ups, because the Bombshells get to play dress up and call all the shots! I let them go nuts with their ideas and it’s always fun, scary and mental!! This year, hopefully, all the Bombshells will be joining in the fun! First up, Bombshell Erienne channels the Wicked […]

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I’m taking a few days of ‘me’ time this week, time to unwind, relax, and get out with my camera for (hopefully) some landscape photography. Way back over 25 years ago, it was landscapes that first drew me into being a photographer but I haven’t had the time or energy to do this for years. […]

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ARRRRGGGHHHH MATEY!Avast ye landlubbers! Bombshell Nicky in a brand new (kind of old) artwork! This portrait of Nicky started out life several years ago and has been sitting in a ‘to do’ folder for so long, that since it’s now October and we head toward Halloween I thought I”d dust it off and get it […]

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BRAND NEW BOMBSHELL!The Portland Pin-Ups Bombshells are more than just eye candy, and more than just models that help me create new ideas and new artworks. We are a team and our own little family! Two of my Bombshells, Erienne and Nicky, are also professional hair stylists and make-up artists, and they are in charge […]

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Bombshell Erienne is in the studio today handling hair and make-up duties for our lovely client. As we were waiting to get going she was asking about any artworks from her recent session, and I was showing her the two that are finished so far….she looked at this one and asked why she had missed […]

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The Pearl District in Portland has been my home for around 4 years now, and I love it. The skyline is a never ending changing expanse of new buildings I love being walking distance to so many brewpubs! Tonight I took a stroll around on my way to get groceries with just my phone as […]

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Page 56 of this month’s 1859 Magazine, on newsstands in the north west right now….little ol’ me! Nice interview about my studio and how Portland Pin-Ups came into being. Couple of lovely portraits of two of my Bombshells, and Bridgette who modeled for me in New York 7 years ago this week! Go buy it. […]

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LOVE LIFE As in…”love your life”…not “your love life”! 🙂 Another throwback Thursday – this time with one of my original Bombshells, the lovely Mandy Apple! This portrait is from way back in 2009, when Mandy and I created some artworks for a local pin-up clothing company. At Portland Pin-Ups, we believe that EVERY woman […]

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  Meet the lovely Tracie! Tracie had reached a couple of major life milestones, and as part of a “new” Tracie, decided to visit Portland Pin-Ups, and create some awesome portraits! Tracie loves the Red Sox, paddle boarding and off roading, and it was such fun using her favorite activities in her final artworks! At […]

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And so that magical time of year is upon us here in Portland, where we celebrate the return of the rain!! At least for a day or two, until we all start to moan and whine about how wet it is, and how long the rain will last and how grey the sky will be […]

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