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ScottF
10-19-2010, 09:51 AM
This is based on a reference pic of my wife´s mother, probably when she was around 18 in the early 1940´s. Never had the chance to know her. I did this as a Mother´s Day present for my wife. (Mother´s Day was yesterday here in Argentina.) Hope you find something of interest.

mannafig
10-19-2010, 11:08 AM
I bet your wife loved this.
A beautiful painting of a very striking woman:):)

barnburner
10-19-2010, 12:56 PM
Scott that's a wonderful painting.
Reminds me so much of many of the photos of
my family members from that era.
:)

AT-TA
10-19-2010, 01:44 PM
Pretty woman usually makes a pretty picture as it is in this case. Lovely.:)

Jasminek
10-19-2010, 02:17 PM
Very nice gift to your wife, a well painted portrait.:)

steverino365
10-19-2010, 02:48 PM
Lovely - Well Done!!

Mairzie Dotes
10-19-2010, 07:47 PM
ScottF,
What a wonderful tribute and touching gift of the heart. The portrait
is most elegant and beautifully painted. :)

Caesar
10-19-2010, 09:37 PM
You did a great job on this, dear Scott, for quite a number of rason and under any aspect, artistically and humanly!
I just wonder why countries don't try to agree on one common Mother's Day all over the world so as to have so many different local celebrations ... :rolleyes: I think moms would deserve a sound, universal recognition. If only U.N. could solve this problem at least ...:D Next I would think to a universal Woman Celebration Day to focus on the lack of equal opportunities and consideration in most places and especially where actual conditions clash with their dignity!

coops
10-20-2010, 03:18 AM
A most unique and touching painting Scott and a wonderful gift:)

justjean
10-20-2010, 03:54 AM
Scott, a lovely painting and one I'm sure your wife will treasure forever :)

ScottF
10-20-2010, 07:40 AM
Thanks mannafig, barnburner, AT-TA, Jasminek, steverino, Mairzie, Caesar, coops, and justjean for taking a look and for your kind comments! Even better, my wife did like it. :cool:

Caesar, as to a universal women´s celebration day, I believe March 8 is international women´s day.