“Her Periwinkle Smock”

Sometimes it’s a pose; sometimes a smile. The old black and white family photo that inspired this painting spoke from her eyes. This is a distant cousin of mine, several times removed. I tried to convey a vibrancy of color that complimented her most beautiful gaze. And yet, she seemed to be an understated and soft woman. I allowed the background to intensify her presence and make it pop. And I chose to create a periwinkle blue to color her smock – a more subdued hue to match her quiet dignity.

Image size: 10 x 11 inches

Matted: yes (14 x 15 inches) in white

Purchase: sold

6 Responses to ““Her Periwinkle Smock””

Leave a Reply to terryfreemark Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: