Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Anneke, portrait of a woman in profile

Anneke by Liza Hirst

oil on canvas panel - Öl auf Malplatte - huile sur carton entoilé
15 cm x 15 cm / 5,9" x 5,9"
sold - verkauft - vendu

This is the portrait of another Dutch woman, Anneke, whom my Dutch girl Melodie from a few days ago was looking at. I like this painting much better than that of Melodie, so I think I will try to paint it again. With my students today we decided to hire a model for our classes in the near future - we are getting more and more aware of the fact that portraiture painting can only be learnt properly from the living model!

4 comments:

DJ said...

I find your work elegant and engaging...lovely.

Barbara M. said...

Lovely Liza,

I like the pose, the contrasting light and the colour. Just fabulous.

xoxoxoxoBarbara

Liza Hirst said...

Thank you, DJ!

Liza Hirst said...

Thanks to you, too, Barbara! I am quite pleased with this one myself although I think, she perhaps looks a bit too serious.