Maybe one day I’ll be lucky enough to see this amazing culture – before it disappears.

Painted in acrylics on A4 canvas (in 4 hours), and inspired by a photograph taken by Sorrel Wilby.


africa, african girl, childhood, face, girl, masai, masai girl, portrait, smile, lynda harris


  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 4 years ago

    What a splendid painting! The light/dark ratio works so well here with the beautiful neck and head adornments making an eye catching splash. Love it Lynda!

  • Thankyou so much Lynda. Such comments coming from someone with your talent is a great compliment. Glad you like it! :D

    – Lynda Harris

  • Lance Barnard
    Lance Barnardabout 4 years ago

    Absolutely wonderful portrait. She looks so happy. Your technique is outstanding. Well done Lynda.

  • Thankyou very much for your kind comments Lance!! She made me happy just painting her! :D

    – Lynda Harris

  • Kylie  Sheahen
    Kylie Sheahenabout 4 years ago

    Brilliant portrait Lynda! :)

  • Thankyou my friend. I have torn a tendon in my right shoulder and have not been up to painting for a while. But today was the day, and there she is!! Glad you like her :D

    – Lynda Harris

  • Jurmale
    Jurmaleabout 4 years ago

    This is superb portrait,Lynda!

  • Thankyou so much Paul. I appreciate your supportive comments very much. :D

    – Lynda Harris

  • Susan van Zyl
  • Thankyou so much Susan! So glad you like her. It made me very happy to be painting her today!!! :D

    – Lynda Harris

  • Mariaan M Krog Fine Art Portfolio
    Mariaan M Krog...about 4 years ago

    Awesome! Better make it quick, your visit! Here in So Afr it is fast disappearing & making way for modern ways.

  • Thankyou Mariaan! If only I could afford it, I would be there tomorrow!!!

    – Lynda Harris

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 4 years ago

    An excellent portrait Lynda, one to proud of!!

  • Thankyou very much my friend! Glad you like it!!! It felt good to be painting again!

    – Lynda Harris

  • paintingsbycr10
    paintingsbycr10about 4 years ago

    Beautiful work.

  • Thankyou so much paintingsbycr10! Much appreciate it! :D

    – Lynda Harris

  • Shirlroma
    Shirlromaabout 4 years ago

    THis is a great portrait

  • Thankyou Shirley – I am discovering that I enjoy painting portraits almost as much as animals! Very challenging!

    – Lynda Harris

  • stephanie allison
    stephanie allisonabout 4 years ago

    Congrats! Your image placed TOP 10 in the acrylic painted lady challenge

  • Thankyou so much Stephanie!!! I am absolutely thrilled!! :D

    – Lynda Harris

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