It’s beautiful, Marilyn. If I had painted this, I would be very proud.

Oh dear what a shame, lovely painting!

Thank you so much Sarah - I may try repainting some time.

Yes...fabulous expression ...lovely painting ...

Too busy looking at the girl to notice the background. A lovely portrait Marilyn.

Thank you so much Carole I’m beginning to regret destroying this one! Hey ho!

Beautiful but a pity you lost your cool...but I do know the feeling!!! Lovely work

Gosh Marilyn what a beautiful child! The background looks good to me and I would have been very proud of I had painted this!!!

Thank you very much Thalia and Margaret - sometimes I get to the stage where I have a knee jerk reaction and just tear it up! I’ll keep my cool next time.

This is a wonderfulportrait, Marilyn, I think you are too much severe with yourself.

Thank you so much Maureen and Cesare.

Wide eyed, and captured the moment.

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This is a painting which was subsequently destroyed when I got annoyed with the background,so unfortunately it is unfinished but I loved the expression on the little girl’s face and saved my WIP photo of the painting. Hope you agree it was worth saving?!

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Marilyn De la Cruz

I went to Birmingham Art School straight after leaving school but had not considered my job prospects carefully enough at that age so left and did not consider taking up art again until much later in life. Now that I am retired I have much more time on my hands to paint and hope my artwork brings…

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