The drawings and paintings below were all created by special request for a patron. Many of them were gifts tht celebrate a special place or moment. For more information about how to order a painting visit the 'Get Some Art' page.

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Bernal Heights Love

Bernal Heights Love

acrylic on canvas, 11" x 14", 2013 :: Melissa commissioned me to make this painting as a gift for her husband, Jacob. It includes some of their favorite spots near their home in Bernal Heights, San Francisco. Precita Park with its flying saucer spinner and Precita Park Cafe are in the foreground. You can also see the Hillside Supper Club and Harvest Hills Market (which they still call Cancilla Market), the pointy-spire of the house at the corner of Norwich and Alabama, and the top of the yellow farmhouse on Harrison. And, of course, that's Melissa, Jacob, and Vivienne playing with their black dog, Indy, and their white dog, Ooma, on top of Bernal Hill. For information about commissioning a painting, see theartdontstop.com/buy

Love by the Bay

Love by the Bay

SOLD, acrylic and crowd-sourced mixed media on canvas, 24" x 18", 2012 :: Matt and Nicole hired me to make a painting at their wedding in collaboration with their guests.

Across the Bay Bridge

Across the Bay Bridge

SOLD. acrylic on canvas, 8" x 10", 2012 :: This painting was commissioned by a couple who used to live in the SOMA district of San Francisco. This was their view.

Rear Window

Rear Window

sold, 18" x 24", acrylic on canvas, 2013 :: I was commissioned to make this painting based on a classic movie poster

North By

North By

sold, acrylic on canvas, 18" x 24", 2013 :: I was commissioned to make this painting based on a classic movie poster.

The Three Year Engagement

The Three Year Engagement

SOLD, acrylic on canvas, 16" x 20", 2012 :: Commissioned as a wedding gift for the Halls. This painting features skylines of San Diego (where they live), Las Vegas (where they play), a dog sled in Colorado (where they got engaged) and some Napa Valley grape vines (where they visit with family). In the center, the groom sings to his new bride as he did at his wedding, which you can watch in this tremendously endearing video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=njMksodX0EU

The Finks in San Francisco

The Finks in San Francisco

SOLD, acrylic on canvas, 24" x 30", 2011 :: Irv and Carolyn asked for a painting that would feature Hayes Valley and San Francisco including their whole family walking together.

Colorado Cabin

Colorado Cabin

SOLD, marker and pencil on paper, 8" x 10" I was hired to draw this picture of the Fey family cabin in Colorado from some old photographs. More about Todd's art at The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

Beach With Many Treasures

Beach With Many Treasures

SOLD, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 3' x 4' , 2008 This is a painting of a beach in the Hamptons out on the end of Long Island.

Assumption of the Gelato

Assumption of the Gelato

SOLD, marker and pencil on paper, 8" x 10" I was commissioned to do a drawing about Bologna. This is a city that really cares about its food. See The Art Dont Stop on Facebook for information on ordering your own commission.

And Kala Devours All

And Kala Devours All

(sold), 8" x 10", marker on paper A commissioned piece about Bangkok. Read about this picture at www.ephemerratic.com/art/38-art/165--and-kala-devours-it-.... Learn more about Todd's art at The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

View of Wat Phra Singh

View of Wat Phra Singh

(sold), 8" x 10", watercolor and marker on paper A commissioned drawing of a temple in Chang Mai. Read the stories at ephemerratic.com. Learn more about Todd's art at The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Begins its 50th Season in Dolores Park

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Begins its 50th Season in Dolores Park

(sold), marker on paper Drawing of the San Francisco Mime Troupe. They sing. Jeff asked me to do a drawing of this event so he could by it as a gift for a friend of his who started his career performing with the Mime Troupe.

Surreal Cappadoccia

Surreal Cappadoccia

mixed media on paper, 8" x 10" (sold) This is a drawing of Cappadocia, Turkey created as a comission. Elements of the surreal landscape neaer Goreme have been folded together into this drawing. Find out more at www.ephemerratic.com/art/38-art/103-surreal-cappadocia-co... .

Gaudi

Gaudi

(sold) mixed media on paper, 8" x 10" A commissioned piece about Gaudi architecture. Read all about this art at ephemerratic.com/art/38-art/96-inspired-by-gaudi-commissi....

The Richards at Greystone

The Richards at Greystone

SOLD, acrylic on canvas, 20" x 24", 2006 Cristina commissioned me to make this painting of her wedding at Greystone Park in Beverly Hills. See The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

The Gardens of Telegraph Hill Up

The Gardens of Telegraph Hill Up

SOLD, acrylic on cavas, 30"x 40", 2005 Part of a diptych commissioned by Sam Ellis of this magical spot in San Francisco. Sam chose this topic after having heard a story about one of the gardeners of these Filbert Steps on NPR.

Gardens of Telegraph Hill Down

Gardens of Telegraph Hill Down

SOLD, acrylic on cavas, 30"x 40," 2005 Part of the Gardens of Telegraph Hill diptych. This is the view from the top of the Filbert Steps, which is known for its community gardens. I've include the mail-carrier in the painting, who, (as is also noted in Mundane Journeys) seems to have both the best and worst route in San Francisco. The sides of these two canvases are collaged with excerpts from the book, "San Francisco's Telegraph Hill," which provides histories of individual houses through many (often unintentionly) humorous anecdotes.

Self Portrait with Mom

Self Portrait with Mom

gift, acrylic on canvas, 12" x 16", 2004 This was a gift for my dad on his 60th birthday. This is also an example of a painting I can do from your photograph. See The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

Yellow Pear Tomatoes

Yellow Pear Tomatoes

SOLD, acrylic on canvas, 11" x 14" I had already sold my original painting of yellow pear tomatoes, but a customer had seen it at the Artist Xchange Gallery and really wanted to give it as a gift, so he hired me to make another. More about Todd's art at The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

Ballad of Jake and Amy

Ballad of Jake and Amy

SOLD, acrylic and mixed on canvas, 24" x 30", 2003 Jake commissioned me to do a painting for his main girl Amy. He gave me some photos to work from, wrote some phrases for collaging, and suggested some music to listen to (Marvin Gaye and Abbey Road). The painting reflects on their recent move from Vermont to the big city of San Francico. See The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

A Colorado Road Trip

A Colorado Road Trip

marker on paper, 5.5" x 105" One week all over Colorado - a very pretty state. J.P. commissioned me to record the trip. For more about Todd Berman's art, see The Art Dont Stop on Facebook.

Tate and Shawna Gentrify the Mission

Tate and Shawna Gentrify the Mission

SOLD, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 24" x 20", 2001 This painting was commissioned be Tate and Shawna soon after they moved into their apartment on Dolores Street in the Mission district of San Francisco. See The Art Dont Stop on Facebook

Sutro Sam Loves Jackie

Sutro Sam Loves Jackie

acrylic on paper, 11" x 14", 2014 :: Jackie is leaving San Francisco so her friend Rebecca commissioned a painting of (famous local river otter) Sutro Sam as a going-away / don't-forget-how-awesome-it-is-here gift.