An absolute flight of fancy simply because I was itching to use bright colours and pattern. The sitter is Italian but I thought she had the film star looks that go with the territory so she seemed the perfect vehicle for my imaginary piece. Unfortunately mobile phones are not the best for capturing true colours and the greys that appear on the face are, in fact, lilacs and pinks!
About the Artist
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…View full profile