Please click on image for larger view.It is a real Honor to have been featured in so many groups ..Thankyou RedBubble!!Portrait of a little girl on a swing with her cabbage patch doll. This little girl lived across the street from me at the time I did this piece..She is about four years old, watercolor pencil and water color on cocquile paper . I add water as I go with the pencils but don’t get it too wet..I spray it lightly when finished and use a blow dryerI used Coquille paper 3ply…Cold press it has a stiple surface and is predictable meaning no surprises. It helps me achieve the effect I want and is very durable. It’ plays a big part in my images. I like to get as much depth as possible in my work…I achieve this with light and contrast in my color..People also identify my work wilth the color that I use..It has kind of becomes a trade mark . I also strive to have a unique quality in my art…. Something all of my own.This piece hangs in a Doctors Office in Sick Kids Hospital…It was a lot of fun to do…She was having such a great time on that swing I had to capture it on paper. I like to capture movement in my work and a feeling of part of my subject…Who they are…a part of their personality…Something you can take away with you after viewing such as a feeling of happiness..You can tell she loves her doll very much because it;s on the swing with her…I use props a lot in my art work of children..This way when the child sees the art work she can identify with it by seeing their doll or teddy….My work appeals to various kinds of people especially children or places children will be.Featured In

Capturing Emothion
First Things
Good news Group
Art and Stories for Children
Hand Drawn or Painting of Happiness and Joy
Image Writing Group
1 on 1 Fine Art of Portraiture …Featured Member and Group Avetar
1st Place in Hand drawn Paintings of Happiness and joy Challenge..Group Aveter and Winner Recognition
Painters in Modern Times ..Unsung Challenge
Power of Emotion Challenge `My Lovely in Chidren`
1st Place In Good News Group C.S. Challenge..Simple Joys of Childhood
Children and Emotion Challenge

I am a self taught portrait artist and photographer from Canada. I joined RB 2009. Most of my work is done in watercolor pencil, graphite, and pastel.

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  • linskudd
    linskuddalmost 6 years ago

    Wow. That’s totally amazing. Instant fave. I love it.

  • Wow ! I love your work too….Beautiful photography and very interesting.

    – Margaret Harris

  • Simon Aberle
    Simon Aberlealmost 6 years ago

    That’s a great portrayal of the element of fun!
    You’ve done a brilliant job.

    You should enter this into the group
    Children – The Power of Raw Emotion

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanalmost 6 years ago

    Gees, you are good at portraits. this is wonderful.
    ps. For acceptance into Works on Paper, you need the paper details.

  • Margaret Harris
    Margaret Harrisalmost 6 years ago

    Thankyou.. and thanks so much to those who voted for this piece

  • Dyle Warren
    Dyle Warrenalmost 6 years ago

    Your images are amazing Margaret!!

  • scottimages
    scottimagesalmost 6 years ago

    I’m sure her parents love this!! Do they have a copy? This is amazing…. I’m sorry I’m not saying anything too profound…. I just can’t find the words!

  • Ilunia Felczer
    Ilunia Felczeralmost 6 years ago

    beautiful work!!! goes to my fav….

  • RhondaR
    RhondaRalmost 6 years ago

    Hi Margaret ,just love this, brilliant work. I have a photo of my grandaughter on the swing with the exact same expression of joy on her face.

  • Thankyou very much Rhonda

    – Margaret Harris

  • abfabphoto
    abfabphotoalmost 6 years ago

    awwww, this is so precious :)

  • abfabphoto
    abfabphotoalmost 6 years ago

    I still have my cabbage patch kid dolls LOL

  • Thankyou very much …my daughter still has hers to…They got so popular even my son wanted

    – Margaret Harris

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