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Day 10 – Portrait of my neighbor

February 10th, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments


A few years ago, I got a zany idea that I would like to do portraits of a bunch of my neighbors. The first neighbor I tried went back to her home country and it took almost 2 years to get her to pose (she is the mother in law of my neighbor and visits here a month or so every year). The next neighbor was this gentleman. It seems he was shy and I was shy and it took a force of God (his wife) to finally get him to pose for some reference photos. I am happy about how it came out.. and she is too. This is a full sized portrait. I do portrait commissions of people and pets too. In case you’re interested. Thanks for all your comments, I really appreciate them.

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  1. Rachel C
    February 13th, 2014 at 08:17 | #1

    happy dude!

  2. February 11th, 2014 at 22:02 | #2

    I really don’t like asking people to pose, maybe incase they don’t like the result, but you should never worry, you have wonderful results on all your portraits, well done!

  3. weewind
    February 11th, 2014 at 02:26 | #3

    You are very talented. The drawing looks good 🙂

  4. February 10th, 2014 at 21:59 | #4

    Really nice!

  5. February 10th, 2014 at 10:41 | #5

    What a good idea. Could never do this myself, but it is great that you are painting your neighbors.

  6. IntenseGuy
    February 10th, 2014 at 06:25 | #6

    Good looking dude! He does look like a “gentleman”.

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