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  • Lovely work Margaret

    Posted by dennis rounding on Tue 12 Mar 18:03:07
  • An excellent portrait, Margaret, with great character and fortitude. It must be that concentration. *smile*

    I feel as though I've just been caught stealing the biscuits. LOL

    Bri

    Posted by Brian J Mackay on Tue 12 Mar 18:06:18
  • That’s excellent Margaret. I’ve given up on mine...lol it’s put me off painting, not your portrait, mine!

    Posted by Fiona Phipps on Tue 12 Mar 18:42:16
  • This is very good for 20mins! Lovely colours too.

    Posted by Liezel Schultz on Tue 12 Mar 19:25:29
  • Thank you Dennis :)

    Thank you Bri :) Yup, I do look a bit dour!

    Thank you Fiona :) Don't let it put you off painting, Fiona! I find self-portraits hard but perseverance has paid off (at least a bit) - the last 2 were (as my husband said) scary! but he likes this one.

    Thank you Liezel :)

    Posted by Margaret Nisbet on Tue 12 Mar 20:32:48
  • Good character in this - it’s really difficult I’ve found - i have to be in the mood. I started quite promisingly last week to have a go but by lunch time I had become an alien!! Will try again !!

    Posted by Rachel Owen on Tue 12 Mar 22:52:44
  • Natural with great shadowing Margaret.

    Posted by Carole Swingler on Wed 13 Mar 07:38:26
  • Thank you Rachel :) One of my recent ones (torn up and not posted!) - which was mixed media including collage using magazine/newspaper - apparently made me look like a cyborg - that was probably the text heading down my cheek - not a good look! I'm sure a future effort will be successful - hope you enjoy trying out the self portrait anyway. You might be interested in this YouTube video from Aine Divine (which was what got me doing self-portraits in the first place) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qckBoAmNl5c

    Posted by Margaret Nisbet on Wed 13 Mar 08:48:54
  • Thank you Carole :)

    Posted by Margaret Nisbet on Wed 13 Mar 08:49:20
  • They aren't so easy in watercolour, nicely portrayed though Margaret.

    Posted by Alan Bickley on Wed 13 Mar 13:19:30