Elizabeth Lavenza by James Henninger

Elizabeth Lavenza

This piece is dedicated to the one that has inspired me to start painting ever sense I was five years old. Thank you Fran Cole.
Title:"Elizabeth Lavenza"
Dimensions: 36 x 36
Medium: Acrylic
Beautiful portrait! Excellent style! Love it!
over 4 years ago
over 4 years
Absolutely fantastic. The alter-ego of Frankenstein (I think), The beautiful and innocence soul against the freak. Beautiful piece with wonderful magnetic eyes and look.
over 4 years
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Very good expressive portrait. Well done. Best regards from Theodore. (accepted)
over 4 years
over 4 years
great artwork
over 4 years
Love everything about this piece! Gorgeous!!!
over 4 years
over 4 years
very intense portrait! I'ts very nice!!! This girl reminds me one friend from Italy!
over 4 years
wow beautiful !!
over 4 years
James this is a masterpiece!!!! 5 million stars :) :)
over 4 years
Fabulous Face, great style and detail, love the expression and the freckles. 5*****
over 4 years
Amazing portrait I love it.
over 4 years
Wonderful acrylic composition. d
over 4 years
this so so lovely..and so well captured..her eyes are striking..
over 4 years
my complements and welcome to the group
regards Ricky
over 4 years
Bow to a Master. I grovel at your feet.
over 4 years
Beatiful texture and amazing detail! Very well done!
over 4 years
Beautiful expression!
over 4 years
Fantastic!! eyes gorgeous!!
over 4 years
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To be truthful these are the only paintings I've ever done so far. My first love will always be pen & ink without it I wouldn't be able to get the realism I've always wanted. But I knew there was a new level of realism I could achieve if I just took the time and patience learned how to paint. After taking 2 months off of drawing I and looking over my portfolio I realized that there was a way to get a true photo realistic piece on canvas.
Six months ago I was in Lowe's getting mounts for a frame, walking past the paint department I realized what's the difference in the acrylic paint you buy in the art store and the paint here.
Price for one. So I picked up 12,sets of 5 different colors in 1/2 pint sample cans that...
Is it important for you to express your sad or negative emotions/feelings in your art, or would you prefer to paint "happy" all the time?
Lovely painting, great skin tones and detailing, I would find it impossible to paint something like this if my mind was in a negative place, it would be like... view answer
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