Holbein meets Scheherazade! (PITT pens)


Your not sure about it but, I’m positive that it beautifully done.

Thank you so much for your encouragement Paul, I appreciate it.

fantastic art work. love this.

Posted by Nwe Oo on Mon 20 Apr 19:36:11

What a beautiful painting. The expression, the eyes, the patterns are outstanding. What medium is this Marilyn?

Thank you so much Carole. I used predominantly Faber Castell PITT artist brushes with just a little coloured pencil in the hair.

I think it's wonderful, I'd be very proud if I were you.

Thank you so much Heather, I really appreciate it.

The colour and especially the patterns are beautiful, as is her face. You should be really pleased with it.

Thank you so much Christine for your lovely comments.

A wonderful, instantly recognisable style. Love it.

Thank you Lewis for your lovely comments.

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Not sure about this one - it started life as an exercise in colour as I usually paint animals and the colours are generally subdued. I just went mad on colour and pattern although my reference was a black and white image - tricky!

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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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