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14×10in

I recently renamed this painting Innocence…

I captured this photo of my grandson Isi, picking buttercups in the garden, He stood studying it for ages, he was in his own little world…

Children have such Innocent minds..It made me stop and think about what might lie ahead of him in his life to come, and that also worried me too. How wonderful this age is to be so innocent of worry and all that is happening in the world around us.

529 views at 23 Dec’09

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aorbjanfeatures, blue, green, orange, children, portrait, child, figure, watercolour, watercolor

Comments

  • Lora Garcelon
    Lora Garcelonabout 5 years ago

    He is so cute! Great painting, especially the hands.

  • Thanks Lora…I’m really into painting sketching hands at the moment…

    – Stephie Butler

  • CJTill
    CJTillabout 5 years ago

    so cute! a splendid painting.

  • Thank you so much…..

    – Stephie Butler

  • Gabby87
    Gabby87about 5 years ago

    OMG…………………………………………… Nice work and nice work and so so so very cute too!!!
    =D

  • You are so sweet, thank you…he is a real cutie….

    – Stephie Butler

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 5 years ago

    Instance favor, terrific painting.

  • Thanks so much Jim… Very much appreciated….

    – Stephie Butler

  • Fiona  Lee
    Fiona Leeabout 5 years ago

    Love the blue/orange palette and the loose washes…Great!

  • Thanks Fiona..I did have just blue, but thought it needed something, so added the orange…Glad it worked out…..

    – Stephie Butler

  • bevmorgan
    bevmorganabout 5 years ago

    So delicate and so charming. This is very special, Stephie.

  • Thanks Bev…He’s a wonderful model, I’m so lucky, and he’s so used to my camera now :)

    – Stephie Butler

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful watercolour painting!!!

  • Lynda.Thank you so much…

    – Stephie Butler

  • Craig Goldsmith
    Craig Goldsmithabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous watercolour, super cute.

  • Thanks Craig…Much appreciated

    – Stephie Butler

  • Varry
    Varryabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  • Thanks so much Varry…

    – Stephie Butler

  • Edzie
    Edzieabout 5 years ago

    Awesome! So soft, gorgeous!

  • Thanks Edzie….It’s taken me a few goes to get the likeness, but got there in the end..

    – Stephie Butler

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