Saturday, December 26, 2009

Sandra--Portrait for An Artist

Sandra Holm
8 x 10"
Oil on Board
This is my entry of "Year End Challenge" on "DSFDF" . I am so glad to have this beautiful artist's high quality photo to paint. I love her blue eyes the most. When I was doing this painting, I tried to focus on her beautiful skin. But after I finished, I was not very happy with the way it shows. Anyway, this is my first time done people's portrait, I learned a lot from this practice. Hopefully she will be satisfied with my painting.

Happy New Year to everyone!

17 comments:

  1. Hi Joanna--Thank you so much for painting my photo. It is so-o-o-o good. You really are a good portrait painter. My husband, my youngest daughter and I were amazed at the job you did. I have enjoyed this challenge. I have been following the DSFDF blog for a while, but this was my first challenge that I participated in. I can't wait to do more. I also want to do some more portraits also. My youngest daughter has been after me to do one of her in her Alabama "Bear Byrant" hat. So that is my next one. Thank you again so much. If you want to trade the originals, let me know.

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  2. A wonderful job, Joanna! Love the painterly feel. The reflection on the glasses is a very nice touch. You should definitely do more portraits!

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  3. Great entry, Joanna, I was so glad to see that your artist subject, Sandra, liked it as well. Keep at the portrait painting, you have a talent for it!

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  4. Hello Joanna,
    Your portrait is beautiful. Your painterly style is wonderful, really like the fabric and just the suggestion the floral pattern.

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  5. Joanna, great job on this portrait...hard to believe it's your first one...wow.

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  6. Really great Joanna. I love her dress, her hat, her attitude... This is my first time to your blog and it has truly been a pleasure. Well done!!

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  7. I am totally impressed that this is your first portrait! You've done an amazing job!!!

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  8. Loved your portrait. You did an amazing job.

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  9. Fantastic work, Joanna! I love everything about this--expression, colors, paint application. Brava!!!
    Hope your holidays have been wonderful, and that 2010 brings all good things your way.
    xoLiz

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  10. What a wonderful portrait you did for DSFDF. Love all the colors you included.

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  11. What an awesome portrait for the challenge! Great job!

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  12. I can't believe this is your first portrait. You got a really nice feel going with this.
    Happy New Year and keep at it.

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  13. Congratulations for your portrait, Johanna!I like this glow!

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  14. It's fabulous!!! Such wonderful work was done on that portrait challenge and yours is one of the wonderful ones!! Keep it up in 2010.

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  15. amazing portrait.
    that too of an artist whom i appreciate..

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