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LGHumphrey
12-13-2010, 03:27 PM
Today is Santa Lucía (St. Lucy's Day), patron saint of vision and light, so this morning I did this study of a tiny part of Francesco del Cossa's painting of her done way back in 1470. The original is in the NGA in Washington D.C.

Tomorrow I'm going to make that thumb a bit thicker, at the expense of the forefinger.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/13-Dec-2010/60616-DSC_0001227.JPG

trafford
12-14-2010, 07:44 AM
LG, This is just wonderful, with of without a thicker thumb.....very surreal.

Must look Santa Lucia up on the web. :cool:

azulparsnip
12-14-2010, 09:10 PM
cool

poochemio
12-29-2010, 12:44 PM
Wonderful!

LGHumphrey
12-29-2010, 02:21 PM
Thanks Trafford, Robin, and Margo.

A couple of days ago my wife went in for her annual eye checkup and I presented it to her ophthalmologist. He seemed very pleased.

gakinme
01-12-2011, 10:37 PM
Oh, dear, Lawrence. This painting is absolutely surreal. Great job. I think it will freak out the older ladies who visits more frequently for cataracts and glaucoma.

LGHumphrey
01-30-2011, 01:20 PM
Thanks Sandra, yes, looks like "the gift of sight" doesn't it? My wife has cataracts but nothing serious yet. I put the painting in a nice little frame and gave it to my wife's ophthalmologist at Clínica Barraquer in Barcelona.