Wonder by Dawn McGuire

Wonder

This an attempt a very textural portrait, I have tried with the light and I know it could still be improved but I have had enough! It took bout 10 hours. The photo is a bit dark, but I like the texture.
As always beautiful people crits an comments gracefully recieved! Hugs an gratitude! : )xxx
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142 comments
really love the textures and the eyes ...they are so alive !! .. amazing art!!
over 2 years ago
This is an amazing piece of work, I love the way you mixed the texture with the gentle portrait. Beautiful, stunning work.
Best regards
George
over 2 years
excellent u r real artist
over 2 years
Brilliant work !! Bravo...best wishes MOnika
over 1 year
Wow! This is haunting and beautiful! I love it!
over 1 year
This is beautiful work. I am captured by the eyes. They are at one time full of wonder and sorrow.
over 1 year
love this amazing little face regards jeanette
over 1 year
ALIVE!! Makes you want to stroke her face and hold her.So tactile in appearance.Well done.love it.
over 1 year
Love your palette knife work..Patti
over 1 year
Beautiful like a sculpture and a painting in one !
over 1 year
thi is stuning!!! I'm withouth words!
over 1 year
fantabulous worques
over 1 year
Wow, that is an unusual technique. You are braver than I am! It is almost like a statue! Great job!
12 months
I love the eyes and wonderful textures, Dawn, well done.!
12 months
The texture and the eyes are what makes this painting a stand out. Love your work
11 months
I just read tour lovely statement Dawn, so wonderful to not meet but will get to know I'm sure!
I look at this and feel that wonder.
Truly amazing work!
Thanks for the connection
Xx
6 days
Thankyou for your kind words Jacqui.. I have come for inspiration and encouragement.. Thank you! x
3 days
I am not sure about the effectiveness of the texture in the overall expression of the art form but your overall rendering is outstanding, though I must admit it was the texture that grabbed my attention first. The color choices are provocative. I must encourage you to pursue this technique further as I like what is happening from a deep guttural sense. This particular iconic facial rendering is anchored fast in artistic works through out the ages and you are very good with it. I have pursued the form my self on a few occasions, but not with quite the success you have.

I really do like it on many levels and hope to see more of your work!
3 days
Thank you so much John for your time and reflective contemplation on this work. Your thoughts are very much appreciated! : ))
3 days
WOW this is unforgettable, original, unique portrait, those big innocent eyes, what a very pretty child indeed! A favorite indeed!
3 days
You are soo kind Marie! Thank you so much for your kind words.. I have not created anything like it since! x
3 days
WOW! This is stunning. The texture is brilliant! The eyese make me want to stare at this for hours! Really love it!
3 days
Grace thank you! such kind words.. I am really glad you like it! x
3 days
At first sight this painting of yours seems a child with her face covered with flowers. that is a flower with many flowers on top. LOvely expression. My kindest regards and all my best wishes, Isaura
2 days
Thank you so much Isaura for your thoughtful creative comment. Thank you for the inspiration. Big hugs! x
1 day
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Dawn McGuireHello Beautiful People.. x

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