Portrait artist paints Portrait of children sitting outside, oil painting

Untitled / 6×6 inches / oil on panel. This is a traditional portrait in that I wanted to capture these two beautiful kids and their comfortable connection at that moment. I’m really excited about how this painting turned out.

What should I name this painting? Right now it is “David’s Children” but there seems to be a narrative in this painting. Naming paintings is so hard!

The technical things I was working on were colors, values, brush strokes and edges, and getting the background into the right compromise between supportive and interesting.

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5 thoughts on “Portrait artist paints Portrait of children sitting outside, oil painting”

    • Thanks so much, Margaret! Yes, mad! I needed an excuse to really exerciser the painting muscle. I’m on my way to visit your site.

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