April 30, 2024
This portrait kicked my butt! It’s the fourth try and I’m calling it done; I struggle with hands, and these especially; the instructor wanted us to NOT paint the hands any more than absolutely necessary, and that appealed to me since I stink at hands anyway. But how much not painting them, that’s the rub….oy. […]

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  1. Patricia Vilbaum

    Oh, Isn’t that the hard part to many things! Where to stop. I think you did just enough to give us the feel of the hands and know what they would look like. I just can’t imagine you having to make 4 tries at any painting.


      You’d be surprised how many times I mess up a painting entirely! That’s why I get so much practice – because I do practice work on the back of all those failed paintings too. ha!


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