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Oil - 48"x 24"
I really had fun with this piece. Colors are actually brighter then what is shown here. This was the best I could do with the photo I took before delivering this to my son & daughter-in-law tonight. I applied the last few strokes of paint this afternoon. Talk about a last minute Christmas gift. (it was actually started a month ago.)
Just for a change, I decided to not cover the entire area of toned canvas and let it be the "background" in this work. The only exception was to add a few strokes showing the shadow play on the sidewalk where Phoebe was standing. I intentionally left detail out of her hands, dress, and feet as well. I guess this would be called....a "sketch" instead of a finished painting.