Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Don Valley Art Club Portrait

At the Don Valley Art Club, a bunch of artists get together and pose for each other for 25 minutes. The session is 3 hours so I normally do 5-6 portraits a session (depending on whether or not it's my turn to pose that day). By the time I get to painting number 4, I've loosened up and get more carefree. That's what happened with this painting. I like it because I was so relaxed while painting it. It's a bit 'sloppier' which, I think, worked out well for this one. : )
11x14"watercolour painting

2 comments:

  1. Nora - I LOVE all your watercolor paintings but you REALLY got this one! I surely wish I could paint like you do. My watercolors are tense & TOO structured or something. I just want them to FLOW on the paper.
    Thanks for sharing your paintings with all of us.
    Grandma Nancy in central IL

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  2. I've always wanted to watercolor... and paintings like this one bring out the urge to try. Love it!

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