An 11 X 14 portrait of one of my granddaughters on board.

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Comment by Ken Dinneen on September 23, 2018 at 8:49am

Wonderful job capturing the light feel of the piece.  I think a wise person said that good art imitates life and great art captures it.  You have good life here, 

Comment by Michael Miller on September 10, 2018 at 6:06am

Beautiful. Your use of blending and colors capture the softness of the skin and of course having such a lovely subject doesn't hurt either. I agree with Deborah that the sparkle in her eyes make it come to life.

Comment by Charles Emery on September 6, 2018 at 7:13am

Yes it is acrylic. I did some glazing with a medium and water to soften the transitions in value. Thank you for your analysis and kind comments. Capturing the personality of your subject makes portraiture a different art form than the landscape and still life painting I have been doing. Although all art is communication in one way or another, you are generally saying something about yourself, here it is another that you are attempting to reveal. Thanks again, I truly love your work.

Comment by Deborah Alavosius on September 5, 2018 at 9:28pm

This is a beautiful portrait of a gorgeous girl.  I love the light in her eyes.  Your skin tones are great and the soft blending is remarkable.  Is this acrylic?  

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