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maria_khurram
04-07-2006, 05:51 AM
Oh yeah, I am doing another portrait of my brother Harris. I did his portrait a month back but I never get tire painting his portraits. He is my favorit subject in portraiture.:lol: Now a days he is in Karachi, far away from us so we miss him a lot. With my favorit tool, Impasto. Here is the current progress.

Tada, its done.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Apr-2006/59753-Harris_5_final_wc.jpg

A closeup.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/07-Apr-2006/59753-harris_5_face_closeup2.JPG

Ref image.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Apr-2006/59753-Harris_5ref.jpg

Painter 9 (not upgraded) Impasto.

Skinny
04-07-2006, 08:02 AM
MARIA....Your talent is immense! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: I love the gentle mauves you use to descrbe shadow. I almost always use grays, but your choices are so much more interesting.

JCoop
04-07-2006, 10:28 AM
*GULP*...Maria, what can I say?...*GULP*... Great... *GULP*... painting!*GULP*...:)

einna
04-07-2006, 03:12 PM
Maria, there's not a portrait off yours I didn't like but this one is really special. One can feel the gentleness and love and admiration you paintied it with. And very handsome subject too.

Bravo, am so happy for you having such and handsome and lovable brother and jelous as well..lol I do not have a brother..:crying:

Outstanding work!

Shan Khurram
04-07-2006, 11:39 PM
Stroke work is mature enough.:thumbsup: Wish I could do that in digital. Now the background is emerging the face. Love:heart:

The two strokes of reds, one on the forehead and one under the jaw are quite bold. I want to know from the forum if they match the compositon? Tell her.:D

Great job.:thumbsup:

JCoop
04-07-2006, 11:56 PM
Shan, I hadn't really focused in on them until you mentioned it. Maria, perhaps they are a bit too bold. It's a personal call though. Still, I love, love, love the painting.:)

Shan Khurram
04-08-2006, 12:05 AM
:lol:OoooooOOOook. Yes, she uses very bold colors and I dont know how she handles them...:lol:

JCoop
04-08-2006, 12:13 AM
Shan your daughter has a beautiful gift... She amazes me!... she's got such a great grasp of her style... and she will only get better and better. I'm so glad that I can say that I knew her when... :)

maria_khurram
04-08-2006, 07:13 AM
Thanks Kristen. And I always use mouves in dark tones.:D And I can See the mouve in darks in the ref image.http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Apr-2006/59753-konfused.gif

Joel, lol. So nice of you. So do I need to tone down the red? As I said to Kristie, I can See the colors in the ref. I think there is something wrong with my eyes. Or may be my personal taste.http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/08-Apr-2006/59753-konfused.gif

BTW Joel, I am glad that I know you.:)

Mom, hmm. I will revisit those areas. Thanks.

Annie, so sweet of you. What can I say? Brothers are brothers...:D Cant compare with anyone. lol.:)

Thanks all for the feedback.

omniartz
04-08-2006, 03:16 PM
Absence makes the heart grow fonder, someone once said. Your portrait brings him home for a while! Very good! You are an exceptional artist!! :clap: :D

Splatt!
04-08-2006, 05:40 PM
Maria,

From the first time I ever visited WC, you paintings have always stood out. Your skill has improved beyond belief!

maria_khurram
04-08-2006, 11:40 PM
Thanks both of you for the kind feedback.

Shan Khurram
04-09-2006, 04:28 AM
Joel, take a bow master. You are too high with your compliments.

Yako
04-09-2006, 08:10 AM
Love the color interpretation of the subject. The skin tones are superb!:clap:

Harris-sirraH
04-13-2006, 04:31 AM
Hello everyone,

im here, thanks sis, and thankyou all for the comments ;).

ummm well the painting is great... i told ya strokes are a little too hard as mom mentioned, but overall its fine, here's ma new one paint this one..
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vivid/122536199/
or this one http://www.flickr.com/photos/vivid/125066457/

maria_khurram
04-13-2006, 09:37 AM
Thanks all.

Oye Harris kay bachay, aram kar. Abhi to aik portrait banaya hai, ab aik aur? Abbay chal na! J/K

Thanks for liking it. Ok Sir ji, jab taime hoye ga tay bana dawan gi. Hun khush? I would like to play around with your portraits..:lol: Wait for another one.

Shan Khurram
04-13-2006, 10:51 AM
^.........http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/13-Apr-2006/60587-rotfl1.gif Koi haal naheen hai.....:lol:

Harris, the strokes are not hard but bold and lively. And the colors made this portrait even more special.

TxAggieDarlin
04-13-2006, 01:20 PM
I love it just as it is.........I even like the boldness of the red.......you have done a wonderful job...