c 1900

c 1900

That's a really good likeness.

Yes good likeness there.

Very well done Carolyn, onwards and upwards!

Ha ha thank you for your support Margaret

It is not easy painting from old photos, because they are usually so small. You have made quite a good job of this one. the next challenge is to paint them in colour, even though you don't have all the information. Carry on portraying.

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I was given a photo of my great grandma who was born in 1890 and decided to draw it in graphite. this was one of my earlier works. i put the photo next to my image I might take up people portraits when I have mastered animals??

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Carolyn Parkinson

I am a retired Physical Eduction Teacher of 33 years. Having always regretted choosing to study Physics O' Level over Art, (and not having done any artwork since then apart from doodling during meetings!...) I decided on my retirement in August 2016 that it was time to start drawing and painting…

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