Monday, September 20, 2010

Still Smiling
Mixed Median on Arches Cover Paper
26" x14"
(framed dimensions)
Private Collection

It's always a bit daunting when attempting portraits of people I feel passionate about.  When I painted our daughters, Meg (All Smiles posted 2/28/10) and Erin (pictured here), I so wanted to capture not only their likenesses, but their personalities as well. I am extraordinarily proud of the bright, thoughtful, determined young women they have become
Can you tell?


Brenda Ferguson said...

This is a GLORIOUS painting! The dragonflies in the paste paper are perfect. You have captured Erin's spirit beautifully! Love how both images of your 'girls' have them sporting their stylin' shades.

Kathy Mallat said...

Thanks, Bren. I'm happy with the way they each turned out...both in paint and in person!!

Stephanie Berry said...

Cool portrait. I like the unusual shape of the support too.

Kathy Mallat said...

Thanks, Stephanie. I love this long, thin format.