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L Skylar Brown
10-09-2010, 05:07 PM
You have to be pretty old, or a viewer of TCM to know this reference. When I saw this as a Kid, I was much like the character played by Dana Andrews when he saw the portrait of Laura. Smitten with Gene Tierney. There is a video to go with this on YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdg99GH4kl8

Alexandra
10-09-2010, 07:23 PM
Skylar, you have done such a wonderful job here. I love the strokes, and the fantastic way you have colored her. You captured the era and her beauty perfectly.

Evart
10-09-2010, 07:50 PM
:eek: wow, outstanding Skylar!!!!!!

screenpainter
10-09-2010, 08:18 PM
beautiful Skylar! she looks as if she is really a living legend. Your portrait is so life like. great job.

L Skylar Brown
10-10-2010, 06:46 AM
Sandy, Ev, GZ - Thanks for your supportive comments. I have finished the video, and it is now on YouTube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdg99GH4kl8

mannafig
10-10-2010, 07:58 AM
Stunning Sky a real beauty:):)

coops
10-10-2010, 10:08 AM
Its such a stunning portrait Skylar, once again you have hit the mark Just wonderful:)

barnburner
10-10-2010, 03:47 PM
You captured her perfectly. Really beautiful.
Well done! :)

justjean
10-10-2010, 05:26 PM
She was a lovely lady :D

Mairzie Dotes
10-10-2010, 07:02 PM
L Skylar Brown,
I am a TCM late night viewer and am familiar with the movie but
oh my goodness ... your artistry and youtube submission has
unraveled me to the point of bringing tears to my eyes. The
movie star, who she was is secondary ... it is the intensity of
the emotion, the drama that you have infused into your artistic
presentation, interpretation and expression around that evolving
work of art and most beautiful song that made my heart skip a
beat or two ... or more. Oh wow ... gee whiz and ... pardon as
I catch my breath ... how touching, how romantic, how very
wonderful! :)

Caesar
10-10-2010, 11:11 PM
Terrificly good!

L Skylar Brown
10-12-2010, 03:22 AM
Amanda - Thank you so much. She was one of my boy-hood crushes.

Coops - Thank you. I am really enjoying this series. More to come.

BB, Jean, Caesar - Thank you all so much.

Mairz - Well, my Dear, I am flummexed and flabbergasted at your response! This was an emotional experience for me to do, even with stopping to take snaps. I carried such a crush for "Laura" for a long time. The music just unglues me to this day.

steverino365
10-12-2010, 04:33 AM
Oh yea!! very sexy, dreamy, great painting!!

Peter Pinckney
10-12-2010, 04:53 AM
Now look Skylar.....I normally LIE about my age........but I have to admit it now!

BRILLIANT Portrayal!

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L Skylar Brown
10-13-2010, 11:27 AM
Steverino, Peter - Thanks guys! She was a "Looker"

pat1940
10-13-2010, 11:40 AM
Okay Skylar, I am pretty old:D:Dthis is a beautiful painting of Jean, I loved her acting and really enjoyed her movies

L Skylar Brown
10-16-2010, 06:39 AM
Pat - Thank you! She has always been a fave of mine.