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Christina by Karen  Hull
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2.5 × 3.5 inch portrait, done as a 21st birthday present for my son’s girlfriend’s sister. This portrait was done with coloured pencils on drafting film

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realism, pencil portrait, karen hull, coloured pencils, commissioned portrait, miniature portrait

Full time artist and illustrator, specialising in realistic images in a range of mediums, but particularly favouring coloured pencils.

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  • Nori Bucci
    Nori Bucciabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous, gorgeous work as always, Karen! So masterfully done!!!

  • Thank you so much Nori – I always appreciate your lovely comments!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 4 years ago

    Such clean, precise work Karen! You are definitely a ‘master’!!!

  • Coming from the master herself, that’s such lovely praise – thank you Lynda!!! I don’t know how you find the time to create all your masterpieces and browse everyone else’s work as well. I’m hoping to catch up on a bit of browsing over the next couple of weeks, while I have a break from doing art and that includes your own amazing portfolio!!! xx

    – Karen Hull

  • Alex Gardiner
    Alex Gardinerabout 4 years ago

    Luvly beautiful Bonny blue een,
    gorgeous een av’ iver did seen.
    An’ whit a smile oan that Bonny face,
    her Bonny sel a face o’ grace.

    Her gleaming teeth framed wae saft pink lips,
    the whole pictur, the beauty; hard tae cum tae grips.
    this genius Art a couldna’ pass,
    depicting Christina’s face which reeks wae class.

    oh ! jings a pictur o’ muckle beauty,
    an’ tae praise sich Art is ma happy duty.
    Aw Karen’s wurk reeks way enormous skill,
    niver seen better;… An a niver will.

    Sae Karen yer Son’s girlfriend’s sister,
    am aufie gled a didnae miss her.
    Gie Christina this wee x frae me,
    an’ sum day mair o’ her a’ll see.

    The Auld Yin.

  • Alex Gardiner
    Alex Gardinerabout 4 years ago

  • How do you do it Auld Yin!?! It would take me a month of Sudays to even think up one poem, but you can churn them out one after the other – genius!!!

    – Karen Hull

  • Margaret Harris
    Margaret Harrisabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful portrait Karen..Love your work !!

  • Well you know I love yours too Margaret – your coloured pencil portraits are the best out there!!! :))

    – Karen Hull

  • MaryStewart
    MaryStewartabout 4 years ago

    brilliant.

  • Thank you so much Marie!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • eMalec
    eMalecabout 4 years ago

    fantastic detail, perfect features, beautiful art and girl.Bravo!

  • Thank you so much Elena – she is a beautiful girl too, so hopefully she will like her portrait :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 4 years ago

  • Oh Wow Lynda – thank you so much!!! :))

    – Karen Hull

  • essenn
    essennabout 4 years ago

    oh gosh, this is AMAZING! i thought it was a photograph!

  • Thank you so much for your lovely words – much appreciated!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Font  Rodica-Luminita
    Font Rodica-L...about 4 years ago

    Wonderful portrait.Your talent ability to achieve perfection,makes me thinking,you in order to achieve the highest standards.CONGRATULATIONS,and good luck further.

  • Thank you sooooo much Luminita – you overwhelm me with your wonderful comments!! :)

    – Karen Hull

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