More of The Vegetable Ivory Pendant

This is how I left the pendant many months ago... I really liked how Josh's face turned out, but I felt that I had shadowed too much of Chloe's face, and too darkly. There was very little of the creamy ivory showing. What a mess! No wonder I took so long ...

The Super-Mini Portrait

So, do you think 3/4 inch is a tiny painting? Aside from a ½ inch eye portrait, it’s the smallest face I’ve ever attempted to paint. Chloe’s portrait will be placed in a hefty Celtic locket for my son. I work from photos because the painting process is very time consuming …