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A season of portray | Justina Blakeney


Now that we’re settled in our new residence, I lastly have been portray once more. For years I had been portray on small items of paper from our eating room desk — I didn’t really feel I had sufficient area so as to add an easel and bigger canvases into the combination. However now I’ve the area for a portray space for myself in my residence workplace and have been portray, incessantly, for the previous few months — nights, weekends, over winter break — portray, portray, portray.

I get lots of pleasure from portray my family members, imagined individuals and scenes, and self-portraits too. Attempting to get a very good likeness, but in addition engaged on capturing the spirit of the individual. That’s the toughest half actually. A few of these work I’m very pleased with, others I can barely take a look at and preserve hidden away in my closet, however with every new portray that I do, I study one thing new and am loving the method so, so a lot.

This one is a “mixed-media” piece. I used wire for my curls. Pun supposed 😉

My people.

My daughter, Ida, has been within the combine too, getting her portray in whereas listening to stand-up comedy! It’s been a terrific bonding exercise for her and I.

Up to now I’ve been utilizing largely acrylics however I’m considering to begin to play with oils quickly…

And this certainly one of Ida could also be my favourite…

Hope ya’ll are having fun with your winder to date!

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