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Skin, skin and more skin... not to mention hair! ;)

For a long time (since I first held a pencil in my grubby little toddler hand), I've been working through a process which would allow me to…

Started by Carla Cryptic

12 Nov 19, 2017
Reply by Carla Cryptic

Practice Practice Practice ....all done with Andrea

I'm going to do portrait after portrait hopefully to improve . This is my niece Andrea By my husband's sister , Andrea is 46 . Here is the…

Started by Brenda Morgado

6 May 26, 2017
Reply by Brenda Morgado

My grandson's pastel portrait

Hi , this is an 8x10pastel of my grandson Max 8 yrs old . I love to do pastel portraits and everyone tells me I am good ...BUT my daughter…

Started by Brenda Morgado

5 May 24, 2017
Reply by Brenda Morgado

La Priere after Bouguereau

This is a copy from the French artist Bouguereau. You can find the original painting on the Art Renewal site. I find the lighting especiall…

Started by Mike Fone

5 Apr 9, 2017
Reply by Robert (Bob) Murray

The Indian Man

Oils on 12 x 16 inch canvas I asked my neighbours son if I could take his photo for a painting. He said yes.So, zoom in, snap snap and away…

Started by Mike Fone

8 Dec 5, 2016
Reply by Marguerite Valdez

Me and my Cousin

You may like to do this one ? of me and my cousin Trish. I was about 5 and Trish about 2 I think.

Started by Kay

1 Sep 19, 2016
Reply by kathy miller

Portrait photographs.

I thought you may like to use these photographs  if you care for a face full of character . Warwick loved to pose for me with his different…

Started by Kay

2 Sep 18, 2016
Reply by Fiona Desirette

Portraits from "degraded" photograhs

I have found that degrading a photo, then tracing the outline, then blocking in, creates an interesting effect. It's sort of like negative…

Started by John

5 Sep 8, 2016
Reply by Karen Sliwinski

Country Sunshine

Started by Beverly Burrows

3 Jul 18, 2016
Reply by Beverly Burrows

Acrylic Painting- Madiba

I am still busy working on this. I am not a good painter and am kind of stuck because I don't know how else to give this flat painting some…

Started by Carmelita Cornelius

3 Jul 18, 2016
Reply by Carla Cryptic



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