Watercolor on 1/2 sheet Fabriano paper. This lady has been a friend of our family since I was a little girl. She is now 80 years old but doesn’t look it.


watercolor, figure, elderly, hat, woman, female, letter


  • Sandrine Pelissier
    Sandrine Pelis...over 3 years ago

    Great colors! very “warm” feeling in this painting.

  • Thank you – I guess you can tell I really like the sitter, with all the warm colors and happy mood to it.

    – Lora Garcelon

  • maggie326
    maggie326over 3 years ago

    Beautifully done.. lovely clours also

  • Thank you!

    – Lora Garcelon

  • © Helen Chierego
    © Helen Chieregoover 3 years ago

    Lora,it’s a beautiful portrait with great lighting.

  • Thank you – I’m trying to study backlighting, so I’m starting a series.

    – Lora Garcelon

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottover 3 years ago

    Your painting is stunningly beautiful. I love your style – so warm & wonderful

  • Thanks, Marsha – this is one of my friends from Ohio. I’m always asking her to let me take her picture.

    – Lora Garcelon

  • Ian David Soar
    Ian David Soarover 3 years ago

    Amazing work with light in this wonderful art work….its stunning !!!

  • Thank you – I appreciate it!

    – Lora Garcelon

  • FranEvans
    FranEvansover 3 years ago

    She is just beautiful and the backlights are tremendous! What talent!

  • Thanks – She is one of my favorite subjects to paint. I’ve only painted her twice but I have so many more planned.

    – Lora Garcelon

  • MIchelle Thompson
    MIchelle Thompsonover 3 years ago

    Amazing colours and lighting!

    Stunning – love it. Michelle

  • Thank you – I had fun playing with the colors.

    – Lora Garcelon

  • ian osborne
    ian osborneover 3 years ago

    Enchanting study Lora.

  • Thank you – I appreciate it!

    – Lora Garcelon

  • Ercan BAYSAL
    Ercan BAYSALover 3 years ago

    Very nice work…

  • Thank you!

    – Lora Garcelon

  • Ken Powers
    Ken Powersover 3 years ago

    Fantastic light in this one Lora!

  • Thanks, Ken – I’ve been playing around with backlighting lately.

    – Lora Garcelon

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