• Mrs. M's portrait in pastel by Kim Blair

    21 days ago - By Kim Blair Artist

    Mrs. M.
    When I saw the reference photo for this portrait on her daughter's instagram account I said to myself, "Here is a woman who exudes joie de vivre, it would be so much fun to paint her portrait!"
    From start to finish it was pure joy... I was smiling the whole time.
    Mrs. M. is the first adult portrait I have painted with teeth showing, so you can imagine I was a bit nervous. But her lovely warm smile made me feel confident that the portrait would turn out just fine.
    My sister had the same unique feature of a space between her teeth, which could be one of the reasons I felt comfortable...
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