Lily Rose, my daughter by Karen Murray

Lily Rose, my daughter

My first acrylic painting.....and my first painted portrait....my 4 year old daughter Lily Rose. Hope you all like it! :)
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Beautiful portrait of your daughter, Karen. The colour is amazing, and her eyes shine with happiness. Lovely expression of Rose,so realistic! 5***** Regards Angela Susan
over 4 years ago
Many thanks Angela I really appreciate your comments and votes. :))))))
over 4 years
Well done Karen, you did a great job on this portrait. It's beautiful, as is your daughter.
over 4 years
Oh thankyou so very much Stephen :)))))
over 4 years
lovely portrait, warm and welcoming colour range well done and welcome to the group, warm regards, Jarestar
over 4 years
Thankyou Jarestar :))))
over 4 years
very beautiful eyes,nicely done portrait !!!
over 4 years
Thankyou very much Daniel :))))
over 4 years
awesome portrait 5
over 4 years
Thankyou so very much Enrique :)))))
over 4 years
Beautiful portrait, Karen, love this!!!
over 4 years
Thankyou so much Barbara, I keep trying to master the medium, hopefully I will improve with time :)))))
over 4 years
precious girl!
over 4 years
She is my precious little angel right enough and she does bring me joy everyday. I am truly blessed! :))))) Thankyou angela x
over 4 years
Wonderful portrait full of expression and love. Your use of color adds more purity to her expression. She is full of joy.
over 4 years
....and devilment lol.....I love her to bits! Thankyou for your kind comments Janas. :)))))
over 4 years
marvellous portrait Karen very vibrant colour lovely subject 5***
over 4 years
thankyou so very much x
over 4 years
Congratulations Karen , your love for your beautiful daughter shines through this painting:)
over 4 years
Many thanks for your kind words Richard, she means the world to me :)
over 4 years
Very nice Karen! Like your warm colors!!
over 2 years
thank you so much Tamara :)
over 2 years
What a beautiful little girl Love her hair and beaitiful expression. Excellent portrait. Nancy
over 2 years
thank you s very much Nancy :)
over 2 years
Hi, I'm the administrator for the group (deleted), and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.
wonderful colorful expressive art (accepted)
over 2 years
she has that wonderful look of love that a child has for it's parents...the look of total trust and confidence in being near you ....god bless the children ....john
over 2 years
Thank you so much John x
over 2 years
She looks so happy and very pretty, a lovely fresh portrait ! x Leonora
over 2 years
Thank you so much Leonora :)
over 2 years
Hi Karen,

I'm definitely following you. I love the color in this portrait. I'm trying to add more vivid colors which is new to me. Your portraits are a good example for me.

Lynne Enerson
over 2 years
Thank you so very, very much for your kind comments. :)
over 2 years
wonderful portrait Karen,excellent palette and details,best regards
over 2 years
Many thanks Gehad x
over 2 years
Congratulations, not only for your work, but for your beautiful daughter!
over 2 years
Thank you very much :-)
over 2 years
Dear Karen, In this group I want the painting to be red more than half of the surface of the canvas.
Or the main subject (like flower, dress, hat, whatever) can be completely red and the surrounding not being relevant (one minor color). Your painting is too yellowish to meet these requirements.

Don’t hesitate to come back if you have a more red painting.

Best regards, Ruby
over 2 years
I understand Ruby. Many thanks for replying. I appreciate that :-)
over 2 years
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for Karen Murray
Karen MurrayI have never studied art but always enjoyed drawing, it is a hobby and a continual learning curve. I currently work within a well established Breast Cancer Research Group, based in Dundee.
I draw in my spare time, usually night time when my 4 year old daughter is asleep. I plan to try and add colour to my drawings to see what transpires. I would appreciate any suggestions as how to better my drawings and as to which is the next best medium to work with. Please be patient with my watercolour painting as I do struggle with it, infact it is becoming my nemesis, but I will persevere! All your comments have been wonderful and the support here is fantastic. Thank you all very much.There are so many talented artists here, that I do not feel...
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