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This is my first attempt at painting a human in water colour….So ,all you water~ colourists give me some tips please!! : ) Wen x
I used a photograph that Helen Bascom kindly let me use of her son Malcolm. So while it doesn’t look identical to him…it was inspired by beautiful little Malcolm : ) , Thank you Helen!! Please look in on the very talented Helen’s work at http://www.redbubble.com/people/hmbascom Wen xxx.

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Comments

  • adgray
    adgrayover 5 years ago

    ☼ S T U N N I N G !!!!!! ☼
    This is just awesome!
    Wendy I could never do this and I think you are brilliant to succeed so excellently!
    to me it is wonderful!
    BRAVO!!

  • Awww..thank you my dear friend! : ) All I can see are the things that could be improved.. I’m happy that it’s not bad for a first attempt though : ) !! Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • cougarfan
    cougarfanover 5 years ago

    Wooooooooooooooooooo Hooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wonderful job:)))))))))))))))))))))))))

  • Aww, Thank you darling Trena!! you guys are wonderful : ) Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • kazcook1972
    kazcook1972over 5 years ago

    Awesome work Wen!!! Just stunning… and it looks EXACTLY like Malcolm :o)

  • Aww… thank you so much Karen : ) !! I think you’re being much too kind… but bless you! Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • Karirose
    Kariroseover 5 years ago

    I think it is totally fabulous!

  • You’re a sweetheart Karirose : )!! thank you darling friend.. Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • Visual   Inspirations
    Visual Inspi...over 5 years ago

    You have a gift my friend.. if this is your first attempt, you are excellent!

  • Really??! Oh my goodness… I thought I did an average job at this.. Thank you so much Rhonda : ) !! Maybe I should look at this differently…? Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • Nancy Polanski
    Nancy Polanskiover 5 years ago

    Hey, you have talent, Wen! That’s so good!!

  • Thank you so much Nancy : ) !! It’s growing on me… I’m still seeing the flaws.. I have to re-train my brain I think. Thanks!! Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • sandraellen
    sandraellenover 5 years ago

    Wen, this magnificent——-you are SO talented! i love —-sandra

  • Aww..thank you Sandra!! : ) you’re too kind.. Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • sandraellen
    sandraellenover 5 years ago

    Wen, no, not too kind, in …. AWE……..!! sandra (wish i could paint like wen…..) ;)

  • You’re a sweetheart Sandra : ) may I keep you??!! Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • Marion  Cullen
    Marion Cullenover 5 years ago

    Well, it was Malcolm I thought of instantly when I saw this, before even reading your words.
    I think you did a wonderful job Wen, your colours are bright and vibrant, not muddied at all and the detail in this is just superb. If this is your first attempt, I can’t wait to see what you come up with with your next portrait!!

  • Really?! Awwww..thank you so much Marion! : ) I’m so happy that you thought of Malcolm first. l will be challenging myself again in the near furture because I’ll be putting some work into the local Zonta exhibition again this Australia Day. Perhaps I’ll include some watercolours in it this year : ). thanks again.. Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

  • Leon A.  Walker
    Leon A. Walkerover 5 years ago

    wendy you have absolutely outdone yourself with this photo of the little man!!! Wow I know Helen will be thrilled!!! What a wonderful gift you have given us all!!! Luv u lady!!!

  • Awww… thank you so much Leon : ) do you think you’ll be able to use it for any of your writings? I hope so…. Ditto : ) Wen xox

    – sweetscent62

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