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Lovely picture Helen.

Great composition and use of colours, and the hands are perfect.

Excellent Helen, what's the medium?. I always admire your use of colour


Thank you all. Heather - it’s acrylic paints. Andrew - thank you re the hands, they’re definitely a challenge,

A wonderful painting, Helen. Great composition and use of colour.

What a wonderful painting with an interesting history Helen. The hands are superb.

Amazing painting and a lovely story!

Terrific painting Helen, love those hands and the detail of the Hohner. I also love the idea of your gran’s group playing in nursing homes, how wonderful! Music is so important especially in that scenario.

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50cm square acrylic on stretch canvas. My brothers hands playing the button accordion which used to belong to my grandmother. She used to have a band with other pensioners, and they would go around nursing homes performing old songs.

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Helen Martell

I've been painting (acrylics) since about 2010, after going on a painting day with my mother. I guess I've always been creative (it's in the family genes), not always with paint. Over the decade it started mainly with pet portraits, as word got around my workplace that my stuff wasn't too bad.. and…

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