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By Janey


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As usual I love trying to paint smiling happy people!
I found her in a magazine, a mid life lady advertising a skin care product..



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Fabulous,Janey.....so clever being able to do portraits....I did wonder if it was you!

22 Jan, 2021

 

Haha...no, in fact she does look very much like my mother in law when she was young!

22 Jan, 2021

 

Wow Janey. You've captured her soul. Very lifelike. You are very gifted. I love your style.

22 Jan, 2021

 

Thanks very much Paul..:)) we all have our own way, don't we? I enjoy looking at a happy face while I'm painting..haha!

22 Jan, 2021

 

I love the notion of painting cheerful people. She is very characterful.

22 Jan, 2021

 

...and it gives me a happy face to look at it. :)

22 Jan, 2021

 

Well, we see enough miserable ones about, don't we?? Why add to the numbers.

22 Jan, 2021

 

Thanks Ange! Yes, in times like these anything cheerful is a bonus. I loved that song In Times Like These, all the musical artists singing for charity...shall have to you tube it again!

22 Jan, 2021

 

Janey, a lovely painting of a lovely lady. The talent of people on this site is amazing.

22 Jan, 2021

 

Lovely painting Janey, is it done in water colours ??

22 Jan, 2021

 

That’s an incredible portrait Janey, beautifully done. You should be on Portrait Artist of the Year! x

22 Jan, 2021

 

Thank you girls, you are too kind!

She was a lovely lady Klahanie, and I enjoyed painting her and also I know what I've not done right and what would've looked better another way..:)) Never mind, she's not going to be judging it..haha..

Thank you Stripes, yes I like water colours...

Oh Sheila....ahem....don't look too closely!
Can you imagine what those incredible artists go through and the judging by those po faced professionals...yikes!
It's lovely to dabble, and get these great comments....:)) x

22 Jan, 2021

 

Well painted Janey, you have caught that wonderful smile really well. I look at my paintings too Janey, and think oh that's not quite right, etc. But it's not a photograph, it's the feeling behind the painting expressed by the artist that counts. Well done.

23 Jan, 2021

 

Fab!
If only I looked half as lively as she does!!!

23 Jan, 2021

 

Yes you're right Linda and thank you!

Me too Wildrose, but it is January in lockdown...:((

23 Jan, 2021

 

Beautiful painting !! Lovely smile

23 Jan, 2021

 

Really lovely painting, Janey! As others have said, you’ve captured her smile so perfectly. The details are so spot on too, every little feature...

23 Jan, 2021

 

Janey its a wonderful portrait , you've copied her expressions so perfectly , you seem to get more talented with every new picture ... x

23 Jan, 2021

 

Thanks Mossy!

That's very kind Kate, it's taken me a long while, but really enjoyed painting her..:))

Oh Amy?? Thank you very much..I'm not sure she's finished but you can go on forever! X

Thank you Paul..

24 Jan, 2021

 

We are all in awe of your talent, Janey!

Ages ago I think you gave me the name of a good online teacher ... any idea who that was? I think I just need a bit of help before I plunge in again ... thanks 🙂.

24 Jan, 2021

 

Mmmm....:))

Yes, she's Anna Mason. Watercolours, botanicals, fruits, flowers, vegetables. She's incredible Sheila. Paints from her kitchen. x

25 Jan, 2021

 

Thank you! I will take a look ... xx

25 Jan, 2021

 

Excellent........aren’t you clever....

12 Apr, 2021



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