[i]it was rejected as "pornographic." [/b]
lol. HOW ridiculous!
Can't imagine what they were thinking there -- although, with the present colors the mom's smile does come across as "sly" -- rather like the mona lisa. Except that Lisa was a homely sort, so the grim colors and sly smile worked well.
Your mother is very pretty, smiling slyly ..... hmmmm.
Anyway, I am sorry I cropped your words off? I didn't see them! Still cannot . . . I'm sure in person they show much better.
As always, it's your artistic vision that should be expressed.
Thanks for the opportunity to see your painting