Penelope Basset

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

welcome gift or creepy?

Just for fun and experience, I tried to paint a portrait of my niece from a photo she had online.
It was a good exercise, and I learned from it; my boys talked me into giving it to my niece for her graduation (along with something else too!). Now i look at it and I wish I hadn't given it too her. There is nothing worse than a bad portrait that you feel stuck with because it was done by a and learn I guess.

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At July 2, 2009 at 8:59 PM , Blogger jane said...

I think it's cool and you captured much of her essence.

At July 5, 2009 at 1:03 PM , Blogger tascha said...

Awww don't feel like that I think it is good!
Thanks for stopping by my blog. I haven't painted a basset hound...but I just might in the future.

At July 10, 2009 at 12:04 AM , Blogger canngil said...

thanks ladies! I appreciate your non biased opinions.
will try something else soon as we have our Fancy Nancy Tea Party at our library.

At July 10, 2009 at 8:54 PM , Blogger suze said...

I also like it very much. It's a gift from the sto beating yourself up.
Thanks for the heads up on LaBussola!

At July 11, 2009 at 6:16 AM , Blogger Crafty Gal Linda said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Can't wait to see what else you paint. Keep it up the good work.

At July 11, 2009 at 11:02 AM , Blogger canngil said...

thsnks all====will keep on brush'n!

At July 11, 2009 at 6:06 PM , Blogger grittyjane said...

Hola! May I please use an image from your blog (maybe the header image) to make a thumbnail link back to you from mine?

At July 11, 2009 at 7:00 PM , Blogger canngil said...

Do you mean the little girl? That was me looking sultry at about 3-4 years old. I think I was also looking down at my new shoes from my grandmother! She gave the neatest stuff!
Sure. ;)
You would be the LAST person I would worry about doing something inappropriate with it!

At July 11, 2009 at 7:38 PM , Blogger grittyjane said...

Thanks! I'm just adding it to my links page. =)


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