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ArcticRose
04-06-2003, 12:09 PM
Picture loosely based on a ref photo by Ranunkal..Comments welcome!:)

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/06-Apr-2003/9207-younggirlwc.jpg

M.A.
04-06-2003, 12:24 PM
Great eyes! Love it!

chookbrown
04-06-2003, 12:25 PM
Very nice indeed.. love those eyes too..

Chooky :D:D:D

ArcticRose
04-06-2003, 12:34 PM
Thank you Mary Ann and Chooky!:)

Fagan
04-06-2003, 12:40 PM
Lovely skintones! Very well done. *SMILE*

ranunkel
04-06-2003, 12:55 PM
Hi ArcticRose

I am glad you found inspiration in my photo. I took a series of photos of my daughter a year ago. We had a lot of fun that day.

I like the colors and you catched the look in her eyes!

I have attached a pastel drawing I did from one of the photos.

ArcticRose
04-06-2003, 01:07 PM
Thank you Fagan!:)

Thank you Marianne! It was her eyes that got me. Love her face!
Your pastel drawing in beautiful!...you captured her real eye color...I took a few liberties to go with the color scheme..Glad you like it!:) :D

lyn lynch
04-06-2003, 01:15 PM
Wonderful AR!!! Simply Smashing!!!

tigre255
04-06-2003, 01:15 PM
Nice one Anita, haven't seen you around lately........glad to see you still painting.......

ranunkel
04-06-2003, 03:50 PM
Hi ArcticRose

My mother showed your painting to me and I think it is very beautiful, wish I looked that good in real life;)

I some times earn a little pocket money when I sit as a model in some of my mothers art classes. I am 16 now and think I will take art history in high school next year.

Thanks for painting me !

Camilla

ArcticRose
04-06-2003, 04:09 PM
Thank you Fookie and Barb! Your positive comments mean alot to me! :)

Camilla...it was a pleasure painting your picture... You have a great look! Good luck in your art history class..don't forget to take some art classes too...Talent runs in your family!:) ;)
Thank you.:D

Uschi
04-07-2003, 02:25 AM
I like it a lot!!!!! It's the kind of painting that one would enjoy on one's wall even if it isn't anyone we know.
Uschi

ArcticRose
04-07-2003, 10:51 AM
Thanks Uschi....I like that description...:D

Starsprite
04-07-2003, 01:18 PM
Anita... this one is great! I love the blue color of her eyes and the hat and the loose background. You did a great job on this one!!! Way to go!! :clap: :clap:

ArcticRose
04-07-2003, 09:35 PM
Thank you again Patty...glad you like it!:)

Jester7
04-07-2003, 10:40 PM
Wow...I love it... very cute. The mouth is great... it's shows a little attitude (kind of like pursed lips)... nice eyes and super blending... was this painted wet in wet?

J

ArcticRose
04-07-2003, 11:37 PM
Hi Jester...the background and hat were painted wet in wet..the face colors were applied slowly with drying time...thanks for looking and commenting!:)