loved the emotion in this reference and had to try and capture it on canvas.

8 X 10 acrylic on canvas

reference by AuroraDreams on deviantArt (

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Michael Beckett is a Calgary based artist who just loves the process of creating art. His favorite media is acrylic paint and likes working with conte (hard pastel), but also likes playing with new ‘toys’. Subject matter can vary widely, but tends to paint still lifes, natural scenes and wildlife, and figurative work. He also enjoys using conte to draw uniquely styled portraits.

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  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 3 years ago
  • RGHunt
    RGHuntover 3 years ago

    Great, just great!!!!

  • thank you RG! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • TeAnne
    TeAnneover 3 years ago

    Nice work

  • thank you TeAnne! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorover 3 years ago

    so full of emotion, very touching

  • thank you Karin! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • roza50
    roza50over 3 years ago

  • thank you! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • MIchelle Thompson
    MIchelle Thompsonover 3 years ago

    Stunning work – love it. Michelle

  • thank you MIchelle! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago

    SEPTEMBER 13th 2011

    Your participation with works/votes it is greatly appreciated

  • thanks so much Mary! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • Romanovna Fine Art Prints
    Romanovna Fine...over 3 years ago

    Brilliant artwork – excellent in compositopn and emotion! ~Zeana

  • thank you Zeana! :o)

    – Michael Beckett

  • olga zamora
    olga zamoraover 3 years ago

    hi Michael – please consider entering this photo in the Compelling Portrait challenge.

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 1 year ago

    October 21,2013

  • thank you Ann :o)

    – Michael Beckett

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