Texas Reunion

Texas Reunion
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My word all those faces but you have done a fab job!!

I think that's pretty terrific Paulette.

A wonderful piece of work Paulette, it would be interesting to know how big it is.

So well done .

Tremendous piece, from what is probably a fairly small photo. Tough to get likeness but looks damn good to me. Well done with the commission too.

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20/01/2017
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Charcoal and graphite on Canson Mi Teintes paper. This is a commission which has taken me about a month to do. Drawn freehand from an old black and white photograph it is a family gathering in Texas in the 1950s. The same families are reuniting this year and the client wanted it drawn ready for that. It's amazing that he found me but he saw some of my charcoal sports drawings and wanted it done in the same style. Some of the characters I have come to love, particularly the chap on the telephone (why is he on a telephone in a family photograph?) and others have quite frustrated me but artistically I have learnt so much from this very challenging drawing

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Paulette Farrell

Professional Artist. For 2020 I have decided to focus my work on cricket (which I love) and figure / portrait paintings and drawings. Although I am able to draw and paint birds, still lifes and animals and have been successful selling them I noted that whilst painting them I was forever thinking…

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