This is my first and only attempt at oil painting. It is a copy of the Boy in the Torn Hat.

This was FEATURED in the Retired and Happy Group on November 21, ’12.

Artists Universe Group FEATURED this on December 20,’12.

FEATURED in the Best of Red Bubble Group on December 28,’12.

This was voted into the TOP TEN in the the Head Covering Challenge in the Strictly Human Faces Group on January 30, ’13. (3 0f 63)

Voted into the TOP TEN in the A Portrait Challenge in the Besson Thorpe Gallery Group on September 2, ,’13. (3 of 14)

This was voted into the TOP TEN in the Work By Hand Challenge in the Best of Anything Group on November 19,’13. (7 of 36)


oil painting, boy

Never travel without a camera – always bringing my camera – feeling ‘naked’ without it!! As old as I’m getting, I still manage to shoot off some pictures.

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  • Tammera
    Tammeraover 1 year ago


  • Thank you so much Tammera!

    – David DeWitt

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHesseover 1 year ago

    This is a brilliant portrait – it is both compelling and elusive and really makes me want to keep looking.

  • I am so flattered!!! Thank you Jolante

    – David DeWitt

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonover 1 year ago

    I think you should definitely do more oil painting David! This is a lovely portrait!

  • You are so encouraging Lynda – maybe I will!

    – David DeWitt

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 1 year ago

    December 20th, 2012
    ► *See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges

  • This is truly and honor for me – thank you!!!

    – David DeWitt

  • ChasSinklier
    ChasSinklierover 1 year ago

    FEATURED on December 26, 2012

  • Thanks so much Chas

    – David DeWitt

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithover 1 year ago

    Great looking painting,….

  • Appreaciate your words John

    – David DeWitt

  • cindy50
    cindy50over 1 year ago

    Well done! – click on the banner to view your work

  • Thanks Jacqui and love your ‘tricky’ banner!

    – David DeWitt

  • Kostas Koutsoukanidis
    Kostas Koutsou...over 1 year ago

    Excellent portrait. I love the highlights on his hat and face. Bravo!

  • Thanks for stopping by Kostas!

    – David DeWitt

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 1 year ago

    FEBRUARY 16th, 2013
    Please PLACE the nominated work in the FEBRUARY FORUM

  • This is indeed an HONOR!! and it will be and honor if I can manipulate the picture into the Forum! Thanks Mary.

    – David DeWitt

  • Marriet
    Marrietover 1 year ago

    Love the expression. If this is your first, I hope you keep going. ")

  • Thanks Marriet

    – David DeWitt

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