Umeko by Margaret


Acrylic on heavy paper.

She wears her pink kimono
decorated with green
in honour of her love
never blossomed to red
Pink is her colour
mild, the safer side of wild.
Pink is romantic and disarming
of all colours compiled.....

Tried to be looser with the brush..well made the background:) Just had to add a touch of bling :))
hi margaret she has such pretty eyes beautiful detail in her jewellery and clothes . love it michelle
over 5 years ago
soooo beautiful colours......and also ,painting.....
over 5 years
Again, very lovely, Margaret! I like your new inspiration.
over 5 years
Margaret!!!!!!! My college teaching gig is over for the summer...time to enjoy the amazing artwork on THIS!!!!! Gorgeous best describes this magnificent work...the details...the expression...the colors...everything!!!!! Wram regards and hugs, George
over 5 years
outstanding art my friend in paint.
over 5 years
you are very good at creating jwelery models!
over 4 years
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MargaretNew Zealander,adopted by Australia. Never realised I had any creativity until I swapped Latin for art. My great art school teacher encouraged me to try for Fine arts diploma and attend university. A blink later I decided I wanted to be a fashion designer. Thought you just sketched frocks not have to draft patterns etc!!Both my father and teacher all but disowned me when I and decided painting faces (makeup) was my thing. Makeup is a form of art I think.

Can't really remember anything I learnt formally. So I am basically self teaching my way along.I probably get caught up in too much detail as I paint with canvas board on my lap watching TV,playing music and eating chocolates!

My greatest influences were Pietro Annigoni.His charcoal...
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Do you experience sometime that a painting is asking its very own question, its very own way to be worked out?
I love the red and dark blue and all the faces do you mean part of the painting needs to be worked out, ad the painter is the agent, (of it's transformation),... view answer
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