Saturday, June 23, 2018

Victoria

This is Victoria... another beautiful model from my Long Island Portrait group that meets every Friday.  The perfect pose that we always look for.  I hope you like her.....

32 comments:

  1. You've really mastered portraits, this one really is a bit special. Love the hair and soft edges, and the eyes are perfect.

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    1. thank you John... such a nice comment and so appreciated. Enjoy the rest of the evening..

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  2. You really have a way with hair. In all of your portraits, it's the hair that amazes me.

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    1. thank you Helen for stopping by to comment. She had beautiful hair and I loved the color as well. Have a wonderful evening.

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  3. The softness you have achieved with her skin and hair is incredible Hilda!

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    1. Thank you SO much Padmaja for such a nice comment. Her hair was many many layers of pastels..

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  4. You are a fabulous portrait painter, Hilda! Victoria is perfect, her hair, her skin, her eyes!

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    1. thank you so much Judy for such a generous comment. I had a wonderful reference photo of Victoria so it made it easier.

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    1. thank you so much Jo for stopping by to comment. I appreciate it...Enjoy this beautiful evening....

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  6. LOVE her, Hilda!!! You have such a gift!

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    1. Awwww! thank you so much Chris.. I think we all do...We all paint so differently from one another with different mediums and its always such a pleasure seeing everyone's work.

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  7. It seems to be we are all in agreement that you are awesome at painting portraits. Yes, the hair is always spot on. I hope you are enjoying the summer weather, too.

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    1. thank you so much Carol...you're so kind. She definitely was a good model. Have a wonderful evening!

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  8. You managed to capture a lovely expression in her eyes and I agree with everyone ...the way you did her hair is amazing. Always a pleasure to visit your blog.

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    1. thank you SO much Julie for such a generous comment. I feel the same way when I visit you. Your talent takes my breath away!

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  9. Dear Hilda, your portraits by pastel is wonderful. The eyes impress me most in this art work. Enjoy art work! Best wishes, Sadami

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    1. Thank you so much for your visit Sadami. You're very kind. It was a pleasure visiting your blog... Your watercolors are amazing. Have a wonderful Evening.

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  10. SO very beautiful Hilda!.....I am amazed . Congratulations , Well done.Hugs

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  11. Thank you so much Helen....I'm so glad you like this portrait !!!! Have a wonderful day!!!!

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  12. This is stunning Hilda. From the life in her eyes, to her silky hair and superb soft skin ... everything about this is perfect!! ;-)

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  13. John....you're SO kind. Thank you for giving me such a nice comment...you just made me smile!!!

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  14. So fun catching up with your lovely portrait work. I am amazed at your work. You make it look easy. I also loved your happy accident waterfall oil painting. Super!

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    1. thank you so much Carol for stopping by to comment.. SO appreciated and so happy you like her. she was a pleasure to paint! Enjoy the rest of the Evening...

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  15. Hilda...she is indeed a lovely lady. She looks warm and friendly and happy! Your painting is marvelous! I love the dark blonde area by her face on her left side. Her skin colors and hair together just glow!!! You are certainly a master of making skin look so fresh and beautiful.

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    1. Thank you so much Carol.. You always make my day with your comments!! I enjoyed painting her hair...adding all the layers of pastels was wonderful because I added so many colors to her hair... I hope you have a wonderful evening...

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  16. I'm just back from Kenya (safari) and playing 'catch up' - hence my late commenting.

    This is a beautiful portrait Hilda ... her skin really glows. You've certainly mastered the art of portraiture.

    Suex

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  17. Awwwww! Thank you so much Sue. I appreciate this comment and feel the same about your portraits.. I'm glad that you're back and safe...and I look forward to seeing your future work.... Sending hugs...

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  18. She is beautiful and as always, Hilda, you have just made her glow - her hair, skin, eyes! Really lovely!

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  19. Thank you Connie! Sometimes we get that perfect model...she was wonderful!!! I'm glad you liked her!!!!

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