View Full Version : a new portrait

06-20-2014, 08:12 PM
These wew done in photoshop (which for me is a major achievment) they are nor major works of art but all comment and critiques are welcome (really!) Thanks for looking

06-20-2014, 08:20 PM
I really like the colors in your first portrait. The second one ,those different colors on skin, I don't care for. My own personal thoughts. Very nice face of the little boy.

Lucy http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/20-Jun-2014/70668-a_Foote_icon_sm.JPG

06-20-2014, 08:39 PM
Thanks for looking Lucy! I am into new and different these days. May husband agrees with you. Just can't get into e strange colors.
Thanks again!

06-21-2014, 11:08 AM
Very good work. I like both versions.

06-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Thanks Michelle!
I had done a portrait of him for his mom a while ago and I when I was doing it she just gave me all her albums because she couldn't decide. I saw this among many others. She chose another but I told her I really loved this one and planned on doing it anyway. That was a few years ago so I emailed her a copy (an ex boss and friend) and when she opened it she said she had tears in her eyes because she said this expressed a side of him that not everyone sees. She said he had a very old soul. But she made my day.
Thanks for looking!

06-25-2014, 12:44 AM
Great portrait. I also prefer the 1st, but maybe the strong warms and cools just don't fit this particular person. I wouldn't give up on pushing the colors.

06-25-2014, 07:55 AM
I love both. Great expressive portraits.

06-28-2014, 03:34 PM
Thanks Elaine, Arlene! I am trying to expand my horizons somewhat but it doesn't always work out.