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Sunday, April 05, 2009

Lying Around Portrait - Finished


Here is the finished painting. I really loved painting these girls. Everything just seemed to knit together easily. Of course, having a great referenced photo helps. I love the rose petals scattered around. They are the little extra that makes this portrait special. I also used a fairly limited palette of mostly warm reds and cool pinks balanced with blue and touches of yellow.



13 x 15 inches painted on Arches 140lb. cold press.

2 comments:

Arti said...

what a beautiful painting, Kathy.You have captured the happy spirit of childhood very well!And the pink hues give it a feminine feel....

Art By Erika said...

Belated happy birthday Kathy!!!!!!