Thursday, 25 August 2011

The Veil

The Veil, oil on linen, 70x60cm


A very big work for my standards, but such fun to do. Got the frame ready, just need it to sit for a bit and to dry...
This one piece of lace is providing me with quite a few paintings! More to come!

9 comments:

  1. Sophie this is wonderful! Love the Veil!

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  2. Thank you ‘anonymous’!!

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  3. Breath -taking! Congratulations!

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  4. Absolutely beautiful. I love the intricacy and finesse with which you rendered the lace veil.

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  5. Excellent, another winner.

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  6. Sophie your works are genius! This is outstanding. Have you seen the marble carving "The Veiled Rebecca" by Benzoni? I saw it at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and your piece has that same amazing quality.

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  7. Beautiful and intricate work. I love portraiture and do some myself but not nearly as refined. I am from Australia and my blog is howtooilpaint-barbn.blogspot.com

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