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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Portrait Of A Little Boy II, Part 7 and 8

A sunny summer day, bare feet and little boy in blue jeans. Perfect.

Stage 7: Painting his blue jeans. When his mother chose these clothes for his portrait I was glad. I knew, with his blue eyes, dressing him in in the same color would be ideal. Plus, I could tell he was very comfortable dressed like this which helped him relax for the portrait.

And then there was the slide...



Stage 8: Painting the slide. Adding the slide to the composition added color, contrast and a playfulness to the painting. He was so happy to sit and smile before he let go!

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