Tuesday, February 8, 2011

"Waiting For Her Friend" (sold)

Oil on Board

This paintng is of a young woman I saw in Portland, OR standing outside of an art supply store.  I was immediately taken by her outfit and her stance.  I have tried to paint her before over a year ago, but it just didn't work.  This time it did.  It's interesting and reassuring, too, to see how I could solve a problem today that I couldn't figure out a year ago!  YES!  I've also created a drawing of her which I love.  You can go here to see it.


yznhymer said...

I particularly enjoy looking through your work not only because of what you can do with brush and paint but because of what you choose to paint, especially your human subjects. Sometimes its a mood you evoke, an emotion you resurrect, or a story you suggest that resonate. You loved her stance, and indeed those espadrilles are really working for her. I bet she knows it and I bet there is a story behind them.

Susan Roux said...

Congrats, she's great! (I also noticed the size. Good for you!)

suzanneberry said...

this is perfect! i love everything about this painting! her stance, the folks in the background, the paint strokes, the palette! just a perfect painting. congratulations!

Paula K. Cravens said...

I wish i had deep pockets so that I could buy this painting. I love it. Very assured, everything works.

Mattos said...

love this one, I look at it and it could be me
your work is amazing