Friday, April 16, 2010

A Girl And Her Dad, 9x12 Oil

This is from a little while ago - I kept going in and adding layers and working on the figures - which I didn't do as portraits per se.  This painting was inspired by a photo in the literature of a gentleman who is in the alternative energy business - and his daughter - having a talk in a place of extreme beauty. It looks like a place that should be preserved, doesn't it?  I'm guessing it's in the Northwest.   I didn't ask too many questions about the who/when/where of it, I just was inspired by the peaceful setting and the interaction between the figures.  What young girl doesn't want special time like this with her dad?
This one is NFS.
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5 comments:

  1. Of, this one is sweet. Makes me miss my own dad,

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  2. Kelley!

    There's something very sweet and private about this one.

    It almost looks unfinished too which adds to the charm. Like their story hasn't quite happened yet.

    -Dean

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  3. Now you have surprised us again, Kelly! Lovely image!

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  4. Very nice, Kelley. The closeness between these two is evident. You've captured that intimacy and also the beautiful scenery. Well done!

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  5. I like this one too ... it almost looks like pastels with the soft edges and of course it is heartwarming to see the two of them in the beautiful countryside -good job!

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