The Man in The Hat!

The Man in The Hat!

Lovely work with a touch of humour.

Nice lively portrait - I particularly like how you have done his beard (I find beards tricky).

I think this is great and very loose

Some good skin colour variations Tessa, well done indeed.

Beautifully rendered, Tessa, you've definitely got that touch...great brush work and very fluid paint. Love it!

Very good portrait, Tessa.

Nice brushwork on the beard. Great portrait Tessa.

Posted on Wed 03 Oct 08:28:22

Thank you all for your lovely and encouraging comments, Stephen, Margaret, Maureen, Alan, Cesare, Thalia and Ibolya. Yes the beard was tricky but fun! Thanks all for looking and commenting.

Really marvellous portrait Tessa.

Many thanks Gudrun and Margaret.

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Painted at art class today in Wes oils on canvas board 12 x 10”. Fantastic character and I just hope I’ve done him justice. I don’t often paint a portrait but enjoyed this one, and have tried to keep it loose.

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Tessa Gwynne

I have returned to painting over the last few years having relocated from Cardiff to the Cotswolds in 2009 and joined the Guiting Power Art Group. Although I did a year's Foundation Course at art college after leaving school, I hadn’t painted much in the interim, except for a few attempts here and…

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