Saturday, 22 November 2014

FIRST EVER PORTRAIT

Well here it is, for what it's worth. Not brilliant but I feel I can move on from here. It's Acrylic on Canvas 9" x  6"



Zorn's Wife

19 comments:

  1. Unbelievable for a very first attempt! I am so impressed by the looseness of your brushwork and the soft edges you have achieved. You are well on y our way, John!

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  2. Congratulations John on this beautiful portrait.! I love her expression ... I hope you paint more of these....love it.!!!

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    1. Thanks Hilda, i shall be giving it my best shot

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  3. I recognize Mrs. Zorn. You did a wonderful job! Can't wait to see what you do next. Zorn's limited palette is fantastic. I learned about it too and I think every artist should try it.

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    1. Thanks Celeste. Mr Zorn is the next ... bright orange jacket and all...!

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  4. John, it really is brilliant work. You should be so pleased.

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  5. John, very wonderful, yes congratulations. You did a fantastic job using Zorn's palette. Please do more portraits. You are an amazing artist.

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    1. I shall pursue Zorn until something moves me on.

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  6. Susan is right. Unbelievable for a first attempt. One would guess this was the work of a master painter. Great job. Keep those brushes flying.

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    1. Flattery indeed from such a great portrait painter as you, Linda

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  7. John. I've seen your work in The Sistine Chapel and I think this Portrait is as good.

    Well done, O good and faithful Servant.

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  8. System manager...yes... Sistine Chapel ...'er ...no!l

    Keep up the good fight, Z

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  9. A portrait emotionally intense. The palette of Zorn in your skilled hands seems to transcend time passing, from reality to the feeling, naturally masterful.

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  10. Really VERY good even if it hadn't been the first one , and such a difficult angle, bravo !

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  11. Thank you Jane, very kind of you to say so

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  12. Wonderful portrait, John! I love her pose. Great job!

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