Sunday, August 6, 2017

Jeff

This is Jeff, my friend's husband who had the perfect face to paint.  I used mostly my Rembrandt pastels as well as my Terry Ludwig pastels.  I enjoyed painting him and  hope you like him.

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    1. thank you Jo!! I'm glad you liked it.. I enjoyed painting him. The perfect reference picture to do a portrait!!!

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  2. Hello Hida!:) What a pleasing face! Nicely done Hilda, I'm sure your friends will treasure this painting.

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    1. thank you so much Sonjia! I'm glad you stopped by to comment. Hopefully he will like it..

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  3. It is a great portrait, my friend!!!

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    1. thank you so much Mia! You just made my day!!

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    1. thank you so much Linda for your comment!!! much appreciated!

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  5. Claro que me gusta Hilda. Es un trabajo perfecto. Eres extraordinaria!
    Un abrazo.

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    1. Estoy muy contenta que ha gustado este retrato, Josh!! Tenia una cara perfecto para pintar!!
      un abrazo

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  6. Wonderful shading on his face! Lovely job, Hilda.

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    1. thank you so much Joan..sometimes I try to find a photo with some nice shading.. it makes it more interesting.

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  7. A terrific portrait, Hilda, of a very handsome man! Beautiful working of hair and skin. His eyes give him a merriment that shines through! Again, your fabulous talent has created a delightful piece of art!

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    1. What a beautiful comment, Carol. You just made me smile. He does have such a nice face doesn't he. Thank you for stopping by!!

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  8. I think the perfect artist painted the face! Beautiful work, Hilda!!

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    1. Awwww! thank you SO much Chris. Your comment is so appreciated!!

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  9. Fabulous job Hilda, your friend must be proud!

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    1. thank you so much Padmaja for stopping by to comment! I've been having problems posting on your blog..I will continue trying...Enjoy your day, my friend!

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  10. Dear Hilda - this is just super! I love the way you tilted his face and caught the sparkle in his green eyes. Superb! Hugs

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    1. thank you so much Debbie! I loved his eyes...the color was so beautiful. I'm glad you liked it!! hugs...

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  11. Not only handsome but very kind with a sense of humor, too. At least that is what I feel when I look at him.
    Another beautiful portrait, my friend.

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    1. thank you so much Julie! You always make my day with your comments. I absolutely loved your last painting!!! Sending hugs....

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  12. This is a fabulous painting Hilda. As others have commented, a lot of Jeff's character oozes from it. Superb work!!

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    1. You're SO kind John!!! Thank you for such a nice comment! Enjoy your day!!

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  13. He is very handsome, reminds me of William Holden. You did a fabulous job giving his features a nonchalance attitude. I bet he loves his portrait!

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    1. thank you so much Celia for stopping by to comment! Its always wonderful when they like our work...hugs

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  14. You captured his expression so well. Your subtle yet exact use of lights and shadows amaze me!

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    1. thank you so much minnemie. It makes it so much easier when we receive the perfect reference photo!! He was such a great model...

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  15. Beautifully done, Hilda! I love the light you captured!

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    1. thank you so much Darla for stopping by to comment. I really appreciate it....hugs

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  16. He is great Hilda! I love the way you've tackled the facial hair... Amazing!

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    1. Thank you so much Sandra...I love facial hair...it changes the skin tones which makes it more interesting...

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  17. I do, I do. Kudos as he turned out so well. It makes me smile to see you on a regular basis after all you have been through. You are an Inspirstion to us all sweet lady!

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    1. thank you so much, Nelvia. You're very kind. Now that my daughter is feeling better, I feel so happy and relieved. She went back to work on Monday for the first time. She felt tired after the day was over but she felt wonderful!!! hugs.

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  18. Thank you so much!!! I appreciate you stopping by!!!

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  19. Wonderful, Hilda! I love how you make portraits so realistic - what a talent you have!

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  20. Thank you Connie! I really appreciate you stopping by to comment on Jeff.. I enjoyed painting him!!!!! Enjoy this beautiful day!!!!

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  21. Somehow, I missed this one.....and it's wonderful! I think, one of your best!

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  22. Awwww!!!! Thank you so much Carol. I'm so glad you liked him!!!!

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  23. Great portrait Hilda! Very good !🤗

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  24. Thank you so much Helen....you're so kind.

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  25. What a great expression you captured. This one has a lot of emotion.

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