This is a pastel portrait based on a very touching photo. I related it to a prayer for world peace based on the issues we seem to be facing today. So much turmoil and chaos that my hope is that peace will prevail.

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Comment by Nelson Failing on April 15, 2018 at 8:37pm

Incredible artworks John...

Comment by Mary Rogers on April 15, 2018 at 10:11pm

So beautiful, my friend. It's so touching and moving to see this woman's emotion and it can be felt in your painting of her. I love it. Excellent work.

Comment by P.J Fields on April 16, 2018 at 12:42am

Outstanding work John!We should all say a prayer for world peace in these uncertain times!

Comment by Paul Dodd on April 16, 2018 at 1:25am

What a wonderful piece of pastel work. sadly too many prayers for peace have been ignored and have gone unanswered , there are to many people intent on destruction

Comment by cheekyjane on April 16, 2018 at 7:01am

Awesome work John......xx

Comment by Harry13 on April 16, 2018 at 7:42am

I'm with you on this Buddy. Great Portrait.  H

Comment by Pamela Meredith on April 16, 2018 at 8:15am

fantastic portrait John

Comment by Sandi Vince on April 16, 2018 at 9:40am

Very touching John.  Sadly I do not think there will be peace ever again when looking at the world in a whole but we can at least pray for each other and ask God to watch over the innocent victims and our own inner peace.  I think it has come to a time where we should be all concentrating on where we are going once we leave the world and make our peace with our Lord.

It it is so trajic, and that pain and hurt in this dear lady's eyes is how we all would feel just by looking at the broken world.  So really great painting John and realy makes a person ponder and reflect.

Comment by Alison Brennen on April 16, 2018 at 12:31pm

This is amazing!

Comment by Ted on April 17, 2018 at 4:13am

Excellent work John, fantastic facial details and the hands in prayer are superb.

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