Thursday, April 06, 2017

just a touch of a smile

Well, this is my first attempt at painting teeth. Since the models can't hold a smile for 25 minutes, a lot of my finished paintings are of serious looking people. During this portrait session, the model just naturally held her mouth slightly open. It was a welcome challenge! In the future, I'd like to paint portraits for people other than models, and they won't all be serious. So, I'd better start practising painting teeth... 

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  1. Nora, these portraits are absolutely lovely. Vivid, fresh, with expression & sense of character. I am really admiring your work & also learning from it! Love it! Beth - fellow sketcher

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    1. Thank you so much Beth! Happy Painting to you!!

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  2. Somehow your colors are always so clean and pure and fresh. They come through in every lovely portrait but I am especially loving the grapefruit below!

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