Wednesday, July 20, 2011

finished product.


and without further adieu, i give you a watercolor portrait of my family.

the olsens:

i see about 10 million mistakes, but seeing as this was my first time picking up a paintbrush or sketching in my book for over 5 years, i'm happy with it. it's also a portrait of my favorite people in the world, so for that reason, i absolutely love it.

and once again, i was inspired by this artist's paintings.

9 comments:

  1. I LOVE it!!!! I want one of my little (ok, we might not be so little anymore) family! I will pay you....in money.....or in hugs.....or in soup :)

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  2. seriously amazing. i kinda' want to have you do one for me. of my little family of course! are you taking orders?!!!
    you've got mad talent, girl. don't let anyone tell you other wise.

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  3. I love it!!! You are very very talented!

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  4. It's so wonderful! I would love one of these for our home. You're s talented cuz!

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  5. I'm pretty sure yours is a lot better than the artist you were inspired by! GREAT JOB!

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  6. Wow Jess! Looks like AP art paid off?? No really, this is so GOOD! I love it 'cause even though they don't have faces, they really look like you guys- I must say, you've got talent!! love it!

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  7. I'm not sure if I count as a "we've already talked" person or not. :) But I was sitting here in my house today looking at a place on the wall, an empty frame even, that started screaming to be filled with a painting.

    And, I've tried to like the lady's painting that you were inspired by, but, truth be told, I prefer yours.

    I don't want to pressure you. Especially with the holidays banging down the door.

    But.....I thought you should know that the empty frame on my wall is now a placeholder for a painting by you of my family someday, sometime, when your life calms and when I round up the crazies I live with to stand together in front of a camera to get a picture to you.

    I love it that much.

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thank you for your shout outs!