Dad - round 2 (detail)

Dad - round 2 (detail)
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A masterful watercolour by any standards.

I agree with Robert: what a stunning portrait, a real masterpiece. Love his expression.

You should be very proud of this one Kim, it's superb!

I agree with Louise - super stunning portrait Kim. Do you have a book of your work Kim?

This is brilliant and, dare I say, much better than the last one - much more of a 'kim' portrait which we have got to know and love. If you set out to capture your Dad's whimsical expression and quirky character, then you have succeeded in spades. I just wish I had met him as he looks to have been a lot of fun. Bravo!

A lively characterful painting. And I think there's a little tinker lurking behind those glasses :) Smashing piece of work.

Posted by C Jones on Mon 17 Mar 18:28:46

It's soooo hard to see what's there rather than what you think is there. So many assumptions... I've probably spent the equivalent of man-years looking at my father without really 'seeing' him. And now that's it's too late to make amends, perhaps painting a simple watercolour portrait has made me feel closer to him than ever before. Thanks for your praise - I'm very grateful (not sure about the 'tinker' reference mind you).

Excellent portrait Kim

Wonderful portrait. I liked the last one but this is much better.

Such character captured here Kim very good portrait.

A truly stunning piece, Kim! He certainly looks like he has a great sense of humor. And there's so much depth and richness in the deep shadows. Absolutely beautiful!

Beautiful portrait of your gentle looking dad Kim.

Superb as usual; such depth both in technique and spirit.

So much character and personality in this wonderful portrait.

What a wonderful portrait. I think your portraits are full of life. Also I have read the discussion about why we post work, and I think we all need to share our efforts with like-minded people. I have so enjoyed getting involved with this site.

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13/04/2015
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Racked by guilt after my first attempt, I've looked at my Dad again and tried to find more of his whimsical expression, half amused, half challenging.

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