My Sister Nicky

My Sister Nicky

Really like this - clever work and love the flesh tones

You two are very alike , I thought it was you, Jan. Great expression captured.

Thank you for the comments Heather and Marjorie - yes, I suppose we do look quite alike!

Beautiful and a charming looking young lady. Great job with a palette knife.

Beautiful portrait, Jan, hard to do with palette knife, and great result.

Thank you for your encouraging comments Carole and Cesare - much appreciated...

Splendid portrait, Jan good knifeork

Thank you for the nice comment, Willie...

Great knife work, Jan, such happy feel to this portrait!

Thank you, Thalia, for your kind comment...

A super portrait Jan, wonderful use of the knife.

This is a lovely portrait Jan, so well captured with a super pose.

Thank you for your encouraging comments, Fiona and Alan...

Wow, Jan! This has really worked - its a lovely portrait. And I love the colours you have used.

Lovely portrait Jan. You have certainly captured her personality

Such a lively and appealing painting Jan

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I gave myself the challenge of painting a portrait just using a palette knife, to see if I could get a likeness... a fun experiment, and surprisingly, it does actually look like my sister! :)

About the Artist
Jan Rossington

I'm an amateur artist and my favourite medium is oil. I particularly enjoy painting scenes of people using a palette knife. I've got a lot to learn about painting, but my goal is to keep improving. I try to enjoy the process of painting rather than worrying too much about what the final painting…

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