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Friday, July 9, 2010

Grace

Head study of a woman with a beautifully weathered face...I saw the image somewhere on the net and it stayed with me.
watercolor, 8"x6"

31 comments:

  1. Arti, she is truly beautiful and you have captured that in her portrait. Lovely work; haunting indeed.

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  2. Wow! This is absolutely beautiful. There is so much life in that face and those eyes. PERFECT!!!

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  3. Maturing with grace.. very nice!

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  4. This is a wonderful painting. I love the way you saved the whites, and the colors in her face.

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  5. It's gorgeous Arti! Her expression is perfect, and I love the fresh feel to this painting :)

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  6. Arti, this is beautiful! It has a really nice feel about it. Very good!

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  7. wonderful job Arti! love the saturated colors!

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  8. A beautiful serene face, very aptly titled.

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  9. Wow, well done Arti........You did a beautiful job with this portrait.

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  10. You did a beautiful job! I love you're use of color, the background compliments her very well.

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  11. Arti, it is the best portrait of yours I have seen. The gaze you have given to this woman is superb. Congrats

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  12. Ohhh this is beautiful. I'm so behind Arti, everywhere and it's been enjoyable catching up. LOve the one of you and your mom.

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  13. Thank you very much for your appreciation.Sherry, Vinayak, Padmaja,Anthony, Crystal,Ron, Michelle, Ramesh, Sandy, Liz, Carrie, Albert and Carol..I am so glad you people liked it:)

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  14. This is really so graceful, Arti.This
    portrait shows the lines of a long experience of life with a glory of being a women.I salute it....

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  15. Very nice job. I guess I am the only one to see that it looks like it might be an older you. Very similar pose as your profile photo. Everything about it similar.

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  16. Thanks for visiting, JeanneG.And you are so right- though I didnt do it on purpose, she looks like its an older me:D I was thinking about the same thing when I opened my page today and saw both imges together. Funny thing you said the same!

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  17. Thanks for your kind comment,Anurag

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  18. A lot of strength and character in this portrait. Outstanding work in watercolours. My first visit to your blog. The sunflower painting is fabulous. I like the idea of leaving the leaves plain and simple!

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  19. I love the colors of your paintings and this one is really beautiful !

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  20. WOW!! Arti, in my opinion, this is one of the best portrait you have painted. Congratulations! Tito.

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  21. Beautiful. I think it is your best.

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  22. Welcome and thanks, Anand.I am glad you liked what you saw here.

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  23. Thank you,Marty.I love the blue and purples- and use them mostly in my backgrounds.

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  24. Thanks a lot, Tito and Becky.I am happy that you feel its my best effort so far--that means I am learning!:)

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  25. Beautiful portrait Arti, well done, excelent colours...¡I love it!

    Best regards.

    Enrique.

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  26. Thank you, siete; I am honoured.

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  27. beautiful, love all the different colors in her hair and the brush work.

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  28. Hi Arti, your portraits are getting better and better, great dark/light here, nice face expression!

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