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Old 05-12-2012, 08:06 AM
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hi my dear friends,

I finished this portrait commission last week and the client - their grandmother - was extremely happy with it .... it was also a first time for me to paint dark skin, I had never done that in oils before, only in pastells.

I cannot change anything anymore, but c&c are always welcome!!!



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Andy, beautiful luminous skin-tones, and I love that plaid shirt! I can see why grandma loved it!
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Very cool!!!
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Looks like you captured their individual personalities, too. (I hope that makes sense?)

I always have to ask, What size is the painting? What medium; oil, acrylic, both?

That plaid shirt might have driven me crazy!
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Andy, just beautiful! Nothing here to change anyway.
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oh, hi, I forgot to mention:

70 x 50 cm, in oils!!!



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Beautiful work, Andy- such a good expression you have captured with both- not an easy task!
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That plaid shirt might have driven me crazy!

James, I was thinking the same thing.
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Andy,

bravo for you the skin tones glow and its beautiful, no wonder at all the grandmother loves it. be proud.
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I liked everything but the highlights - way too strong - they make the kids look wet or made of shiny plastic. But that is just an artist opinion - if the Client loved it - that's what counts. The skin tones were warm and lovely and you nailed the plaid shirt and hair.
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