Shop

Get Back to School with Redbubble – Shop Here! or Win Stuff Here!

China Girl with Eyes of Blue by KimTurner
Clear

Currently unavailable for purchase

Available to buy on…

China Girl with Eyes of Blue by 


Acrylic painting on canvas. This one was again inspired by a doll of Marina Bychkova’s, (Emerald) but also by David Bowie, and the lyrics of his China Girl song… I love that line “I’ll give you eyes of blue”… Sure sounds like some pretty words, but we all know it’s not true. Doesn’t mean we can’t be tempted ;)

I entered this in the Painted Ladies Storybook challenge, even though she isn’t a story book character, am sure she would be good for a tale or two. Like HOW she got the blue eyes ;)

Tags

lowbrow, cherry blossom, blue eyes, porcelain doll, china girl, chinese bob

Australian painter of winged whimsies; I love faeries, angels, mermaids, princesses, myth, gods & goddesses, cupcakes, colour…

I paint on canvas in acrylic mostly, but sometimes the watercolours come out for a less controlled splash.

View Full Profile

Comments

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethover 4 years ago

    wow beauutiful.. my girl:) love the details gorgeously made!!

  • Thanks LisaBeth, I really loved painting this one ;)

    – KimTurner

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 4 years ago

    She’s BEAUTIFUL- Gorgeous work Kim, very captivating xx

  • Cheers Anita, appreciate your kind comments ~ kisses!

    – KimTurner

  • Klaus Bohn
    Klaus Bohnover 4 years ago

    darling art piece of a beautiful girl!

  • Thanks kindly Klaus!

    – KimTurner

  • Lenora Brown
    Lenora Brownover 4 years ago

    Beautiful work

  • Thanks for commenting Lenora! ;)

    – KimTurner

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 4 years ago

    so gorgeous!! stunning :)

  • Thank you Karin xx

    – KimTurner

  • Babcia
    Babciaover 4 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • Thanks Babcia, I really enjoyed painting her, sometimes they are happy to appear, I think she was ;)

    – KimTurner

  • MoonSpiral
    MoonSpiralover 4 years ago

    Wow Kim!!! Not only is she beautiful and the details are amazing….you caught a certain emotion in her eyes that is so striking!

  • Thanks Tammy as always xx Do you paint eyes first?? I always paint them first so when I am painting the rest, I feel like there is someone ‘there’. Maybe she’s wondering what’s with the blue eyes!?! ;)

    – KimTurner

  • Emraldae
    Emraldaeover 4 years ago

    so beautiful. I love the way her eyes just hint at something…

  • Aw thanks Emraldae, appreciate that! =)

    – KimTurner

  • Tiffany Atkin
    Tiffany Atkinover 4 years ago

    so lovely!

  • Thanks Tiffatron! ;)

    – KimTurner

  • Stephanie Hymas
    Stephanie Hymasover 4 years ago

    awesome, awesome piece Kim

  • Thanks Steph, glad you like her, sometimes they are happy to evolve and this one kinda did it without me hating her – the usual phase before finishing haha ;)

    – KimTurner

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait