Portrait of Teena and Kaila
We moved to a new condo in Destin in the Spring of 2015. Although the condo is not small (2,500 sq.ft.) I do not have a studio to paint in.
Our condo has been decorated with blues and greens to mimic the colors of the Gulf of Mexico. I will work these colors into the painting's background and the girls' eye shadows (Kaila is 10, going on 21).
Beginning of portrait. I moved Kaila's hair behind her shoulders.
I painted the portrait on linen. It doesn't have much "tooth", but nicely shows the underpainting colors.
I gave the girls over-the-top eye shadow colors, "reflected" from the new background.
The painting is large. 31" x 20"
Selected for the annual Mattie Kelly Arts Exhibiton 2016
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