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They didn’t expect him to win with one King… but he did !

Three youngsters that come to the Kington Gallery both to paint and play chess.. …more the former than the latter these days which is very pleasing !

Fortunately they are happy to be photographed…..the sun was beating throuhg teh galery window, for once.

Soft pastels on A3 pastelmat ( I think! need ot double check !!!)

My first Painting of 2012

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children, chess, lighting, pastels, smiling, games, sunlight, portrait

Although I have only been using pastels for a couple of years the demand for my pastel portraits seems to be increasing so I have decided to focus on this aspect of my art during 2012 and am devoting a ‘spare room’ to making pastel dust in Ivy Cottage as well as The Kington Gallery ! To have received an ‘Artist of the Month’ award this January in ‘Painters Universe’ here on Red Bubble is a humbling and wonderful Kick Start to 2012

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  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 2 years ago

    I love the facial expressions!!! Especially the boy on the left!!!! Wonderful work and a great start to the New Year!!!!!

  • Lynda…… thank ou so much…. yes the expressions were priceless… the one on the left ( its his sister behind) was so sure he would win as usual….. and still cant understand how the other lad did it….. the other day he was trying to work it out from the painting !!!

    – JayteesArt

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 2 years ago

    That is just WONDERFUL that he was trying to work it out from the painting! What a great story Jaytee!

  • Linda…… they are really cute… and I’m not a great one for kids !!! Ages from 8 to just 12 …..and a pleasure t have around in the gallery !

    – JayteesArt

  • Niki Hilsabeck
    Niki Hilsabeckabout 2 years ago

  • Delighted and honoured to find myself featured again…..thankyou Maybe I should rethink lightening the background a tad ???!!!!

    – JayteesArt

  • Miriam Morgan
    Miriam Morganabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful work!
    Thank you for entering it in our “Your Best Work SO FAR of 2012!!!” Challenge.
    Please add it to our Gallery too so it will be eligible for voting….:)

    Miriam Morgan, host

    February 24, 2012

  • thanks Miriam….Ive now found and ticked the right box !

    – JayteesArt

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