Tag Archives: Oil on Canvas

Three Child Portrait Paintings — #1 ‘Charly with a Pearl Earring’

Last month I had an idea for some child portrait paintings of my granddaughter Charly. It involved posing her in the manner of some classic masterpieces. I first imagined her as Mona Lisa, but then gravitated toward more youthful child … Continue reading

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Austin Oil Painter Val Rawlings: ‘Charly and a Vase of Tulips’

An Austin Oil Painter’s Granddaughter: Charly This oil painting started with a vase of noisy peach colored tulips that were shouting “Paint Me! Paint Me!” A visit from my granddaughter Charly provided the perfect opportunity to reenact Edgar Degas’ A … Continue reading

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Rosie’s Grandson Eli — An Original Oil Portrait Painting

My Latest Oil Portrait Painting Today’s oil portrait painting is from a photo submitted by my MIFF (My Italy Friends Forever) Rosie of her grandson Eli. Isn’t he adorable? This was his Senior picture; and it had the most interesting … Continue reading

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