I enjoy creating paintings for different reasons. To tell a story and entertain is always my first goal. This composition, with subject matter so unique in comparison to my traditional portraits, was a wandering of sorts off the beaten path.
9 x 12", Oil on canvas
Rita Salazar Dickerson (c)2014
|Stage 3: Painting the hand and arm.|
|Stage 4: Painting the hair, blue t-shirt and background... Working on all three during the same painting session made painting their soft edges much easier.|