Saturday, October 19, 2019

Skye

I must have painted Skye hundreds of times but she's always there for me when I need a model.  When she came home from College, I grabbed her for a photo shoot. lol
This was painted with my Rembrandt pastels and lots and lots of layers for her hair.   She was a  joy to paint and hope you like her.

54 comments:

  1. Mmmmm, so beautiful. The model and the painting. The hair is super.

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    1. Thank you Jo!! Your comment is so appreciated... She truly is a wonderful model ...and I do love painting hair. I hope you have a wonderful day.!

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    1. Thank you so much Myra. I appreciate your visit and comment!
      Happy Sunday!!!

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  3. Very wonderful portrait painting !!!

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  4. Thank you so much for your visit Stellar!!! She was a joy to paint and I'm glad you liked her.

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  5. thank you so much Sue!! Your comment means a lot to me. Glad you stopped by!!

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    1. thank you so much Helen. You're very kind. I love adding the layers of pastels for the hair!

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  7. I definitely like her, absolutely gorgeous portrait of lovely Skye !! Great work on hair, collar bones , high lighting etc. just fab !

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    1. thank you so much Jane! You always make my day!! I'm glad you like her.

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  8. Oh, Hilda, you have to be extra pleased with this one. The hair is marvelous but so are the eyes. The moistness reflected in the curve of her gaze - perfect! so much to like!!

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    1. Thank you so much Julie. You made me happy with your generous comment. I really did enjoy painting Skye. She's always willing to model for me.

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous! You are so good at painting portraits!

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    1. thank you so much Judy. I appreciate you stopping by to comment!!!

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  10. Hilda she is lovely. I do like her. Her head is just turned so right and her eyes are beautiful. Wonderful portrait. Have a super day. Hugs!

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    1. thank you Debbie for such a nice comment. Enjoy your evening!!

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  11. Good portrait, I saw it on Facebook and I really liked it, I admire the mastery of this portrait technique
    Congratulations.
    Regards.

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    1. thank you so much Jose! You're very kind and I appreciate you stopping by to comment!!!

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  12. OutSTANDing, Hilda! This is SO well done:)

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  13. Beautiful portrait! How lucky to have such a pretty model.

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    1. Thank you so much Joan. She's always there for me when I need a model.. I truly appreciate her... Enjoy the rest of the evening...

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  14. Wow! She is a beauty well captured by your canvas!

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    1. Thank you so much Ash! You're very kind. I'm glad you liked this portrait!!!

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    2. Have a creative and blessed new year Hilda

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  15. A modern Mona Lisa! I love her sideways glance, the downward tilt of her head, the way you painted her hair and her luminous skin. Just superb, Hilda!

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  16. Such a beautiful comment, Susan. Thank you.. SO appreciated. Enjoy the rest of the evening..

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  17. Bonjour ma chère amie,

    Je peux comprendre que tu aies envie de la peindre encore et encore... Elle est tellement jolie et photogénique... Sa beauté et ton talent, ce ne peut qu'être une oeuvre exceptionnelle. je suis admirative devant la belle chevelure que tu as réalisé du bout de tes pastels. Mes félicitations.

    Gros bisous 🌸

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    1. erci beaucoup Martine. Tu as raison .. elle est tellement photogénique et elle produit toujours de belles photos de référence pour moi. Je suis tellement contente que vous l'aimiez parce que votre commentaire compte beaucoup pour moi. Envoi de câlins.

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  18. So gorgeous and spirited..she carries a really beautiful energy! Always inspiring visiting you and enjoying your fantastic art! Wonderful! Wishing you a beautiful Autumn season!
    Hugs my friend!
    Victoria

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    1. thank you so much Victoria. You're so kind and I'm so glad you liked this portrait. I also wish you a Happy Fall. Sending hugs.

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  19. Oh gosh, Hilda - she is so lovely and once again the beautiful skin! She must love this portrait - you are such a talented artist - I always look so forward to visiting your site! Thank you for sharing your work with us.

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    1. Thank you so much Connie. Skye loved her portrait when she saw it. I'm always happy when they do. It puts a smile on my face. Again, thank you for visiting... I look forward to seeing your next piece. Enjoy the rest of the evening...

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  20. Amazing portrait, as always! The hair is exceptionally beautiful. The vendor and Frank are also wonderfully rendered. I am especially impressed with your handling of pastels, a medium I find very difficult. Happy Thanksgiving to you!

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    1. Thank you so much Lorraine for stopping by to comment. So appreciated. I enjoyed painting Skye. I guess I always do. lol Frank was so much fun...love painting his fur. Have a wonderful day!!

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  21. Loved catching up with your beautiful paintings. Skye is beautiful just like her name. I can't wait to have grandchildren of my own to paint. My sons need to get busy! Hope you had a good Thanksgiving!!

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    1. Thank you so much for your visit and comment, Carol. I truly enjoyed painting Skye... I'm sure you'll have many grandchildren soon and too many reference photos...lol Its good that your sons are enjoying their lives before they have their families. Enjoy your day!!!!

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  22. Una buona serata e una felice domenica per te.

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    1. Thank you so much Giancarlo!!! So appreciated. Have a wonderful day!!!

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  23. Bonjour ma chère amie,

    Un petit coucou pour te remercier de prendre le temps de commenter mes petits billets. Je te souhaite une très belle journée créative.

    Gros bisous 🎄

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    1. Merci beaucoup Martine d'être venue commenter ma peinture ... et c'est toujours un plaisir de vous rendre visite et de voir vos peintures et photos. Ça fait toujours ma journée. vous envoyer des câlins.

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  24. Hello, Hilda. Thank you so much for your kind words on my last post. As I said, I've been less active on my blog lately. As a result I've missed your latest beautifully rendered portrait as well as your previous two posts. All three are so very accomplished, Hilda. 👏👏👏

    I am sorry to learn of your plantar fasciitis, which I understand is a VERY painful condition. Even if you elected to sit rather than stand at your easel, I imagine the discomfort would still be distracting. Hope you can get some measure of relief soon. Thank you again for keeping in touch!

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    1. Thank you so much Helene...its always so nice when you visit. My plantar fasciitis is definitely painful and has stopped me from doing so many things that I love. I had a trip to the Grand Canyon to do some hiking and I had to cancel it... SO sad but hopefully this year I'll feel better and do lots of hiking! Happy and Healthy New Year to you and your family...

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  25. Le cose più belle della vita non si trovano sotto l’albero, ma nelle persone che ti stanno vicino nei momenti speciali.
    Buon Natale!

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    1. thank you so much Giancarlo for your visit. So appreciated....Happy New Year!!!

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  26. I just wanted to stop by and wish you a very Happy, Peaceful and Healthy New Year, Hilda. I hope you are feeling well and will be back to your easel soon. I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful work in 2020.

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    1. thank you so much Susan for your visit. I JUST got back from visiting your blog and so impressed with not only your paintings but your trip to Washington, DC The last time I went we visited the Art Museum which was AMAZING!!
      Happy and Healthy New Year to you and your family, my friend!!! Until 2020!!

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  27. Che l'anno nuovo possa riempire la tua vita con felicità, gioia, prosperità e che possa realizzare tutti i tuoi sogni.
    Un augurio per te è quello di trovare sempre l'alba anche quando arriva l'imbrunire.
    Buon 2020!

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    1. Grazie per queste belle parole, Giancarlo. Ti auguro un felice e sano anno nuovo a te e famiglia.
      invio di abbracci

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  28. Skye is beautiful and your painting os beautiful too. Love the way she is looking away and the wonderful way you portrayed her hair.
    Happy 2020 to you. Hope it is wonderful for you!

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    1. Thank you so much Carol for visiting and for your generous comment. I've been painting Skye since she was a little girl..she's a wonderful model that is always willing to model. Happy and Healthy New Year to you and your family.

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