Anticipation (prelude to painting.) by Doris Billing

Anticipation (prelude to painting.)

Colored pencil drawing ,,prelude,, to a series of contemporary paintings,,,
Photo reference from a photo taken by talented photographer Polly Wreford. Polly has given me her blessings,, to use her photo as reference.
Hoping to have this series of paintings done, by the end of April.
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22 comments
Beautiful, love the dress and it's sheerness. Very well done, Nancy
over 4 years ago
Thankyou, so much Nancy ,for lovely comment,, very appreciated, indeed, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
WOW!!!!!Wonderful intelligent Technique Dorris,superb soothing colors
Really a treat to watch "THE POEM YOU HAVE PAINTED" Lovely yonder folds of dress......Bravo
*******S......auram.
over 4 years
Thankyou, very much Auram, for lovely comment, so deeply appreciated, dear. I'm thrilled that you love this one,,, wait until you see the painting,, All the best, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
hi, Doris, nice pose, very pretty dress :}
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Loretta,, for great feedback,, very nice dear, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
The dress looks lovely with all the flowing fabric and the flower at the bow. Looking forward to seeing your paintings.
over 4 years
Thankyou, ever so much Carol, for lovely comment, very nice, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
This is beautiful - I can't wait to see the paintings!
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Jolante,, for lovely comment, All the best, dear,, Wish me luck on this endeavour! Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
Love the detail and colours in this, Doris, and the pose of the model. Reminds me of a cross between Monet and Edward Hopper(my big inspiration). Really good colour pencil work. Lovely work of art. Take care, Sandra.
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Sandra,, for lovely feedback, so well received, dear, All the best, Happy Drawing, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
Excellent work,very impressive!Deeply romantic and so artistically detailed
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Jolign, I 'm delighted, that you like this drawing so much.. very appreciated, dear. Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
Nice study, anxius to see the painting.
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Yves, for great feedback, and wonderful encouragement,,appreciated, indeed. All the best, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
I marvel at people who can use colored pencils this well...This is really beautiful Doris.
over 4 years
Thankyou, very much Glenn,, for lovely comment,, I always marvel at people who can use watercolor, so well, like your beautiful painting, dear. All the best, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
This is such a wonderful drawing of very beautiful style Doris!
Lovely colors and very well rendered.
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Lazaros, for lovely comment, deeply appreciated, dear, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
Looks good Doris, there's going to be some work in that dress
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Barry,,, I'm looking forward to the challenge,, a little nervous,, I must say. Wish me ,,the magic,, to pull it off,, HaHa!! Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
I wish you the Magic my friend
over 4 years
Looks grerat, Doris, I'm looking so forward to the series, very well done.
over 4 years
Thankyou, very much Barbara,, I'm so pleased that you,, like it, dear. All the best, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
Love the shading Doris and lovely - regards susie
over 4 years
Thankyou, so much Susie, for lovely comment, very nice , to receive, dear. All the best, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
Like the dress, your shading is done very well! Lovely work
over 4 years
Thankyou, very much Anita,, for wonderful comment, indeed. Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
oh wow.. I see im gonna really like this one. beautiful detail on the dress and the colors too my dear!
over 4 years
Thankyou, very much Sonja,, for great feedback,, so nice to hear. I will be nervous, when I get to the dress,, !! All the best, Sincerely, Doris
over 4 years
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for Doris Billing
Doris BillingI find myself, now in the early autumn of my life,,, re-visiting my passion, for art,,in all of it's many forms. As of April 2015,,I have been a member of Wellington Artist's Gallery,for a fifth season.,and as of 2016 the Gallery is closed,as result of the owner Beryl Dawson passing away. I miss her so much, she will be missed by many. In 2015 I was in the Hills Erin Studio Tour, thoroughly enjoyed, as I received several commissions. Also I'm an exhibiting member of Headwaters , Caledon.(Alton Ontario) ,.My theme for life. "You are no better than anyone else, but no one is better than you. Respect others as you would like to be respected.Be a good listener, and be giving of wisdom and Love.Do not wish your Life away, Seize the Day...
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Does silence help keep you focused when your doing your artwork? Do you get distracted easily with t.v. and other sound when you're working?
Hi Joyce Your Painting of ( The Sound of Silence ) Is very well Painted you have put your Colours very nicely together and they all Blend in very good, I Love... view answer
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