Umeko by Margaret

Umeko

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 :))
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55 comments
You've got some magic in those paint brushes! Each piece is a vision and the jewels superb.
over 5 years ago
hi margaret she has such pretty eyes beautiful detail in her jewellery and clothes . love it michelle
over 5 years
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 PIL...like 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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for Margaret
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 always get perfect likeness when doing portraiture and if not do you start all over again or make the most of it as it is?
No I don't always get it right and sometimes I cant even see why. I dont like to leave things unfinished and it might take ages to go back and finish it but i... view answer
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