"Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul." Vincent Van Gogh

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Eyes Wide Closed!




Male portrait with eyes closed / oil on linen / 14x11
Winter is finally on the run with several days of rain that washed away most of the snow - and my Christmas Roses look like they survived beautifully. And they are still blooming. What a wonder!

8 comments:

  1. WOW!!!! Excellent portrait of this man. I LOVE the skin tones!!! Beautiful light...

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    1. Love, love, love your enthusiasm! You make me feel great and I thank you! :)

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  2. Dag Susan, heel mooi geschilderd, en ja, die huidtinten zijn perfect ! Goed hoor dat je helleboris de sneeuw getrotseerd heeft, was voorspeld....
    Groetjes van Simonne

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  3. Thanks so much - he was fun to paint - especially with eyes closed!

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  4. Your portraits are so good!

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  5. Beautiful skin tones and sparkling light , great portrait !

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  6. Beautiful flesh tones and brushwork.
    I failed the IQ test on this one, Susan. I thought when i first saw it (small) you meant you painted it with YOUR eyes closed. LOL.

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  7. Bonjour ma chère Susan,

    Un très joli travail de couleurs... Des nuances merveilleuses qui jouent avec la lumière.
    Pas facile de peindre un homme !

    Gros bisous 🌸

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