I often wonder what my art would look like if I had pursued "realism." Sometimes I try my hand at more conventional art. I've done some dog portraits. Below is Luke Maresco as he looked a couple of years ago.
Most of my representational painting has revolved around animals - real or imagined.
Below is my daughter's cat Tiger. Tiger lived with us a long time ago.
When my son was little, I did the following fantasy painting to protect him at night.