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L Skylar Brown
07-25-2011, 02:09 PM
I created this from several photos of her. The hair was as she had begun wearing it just before she died. The Gold Lame dress has always been a fave of mine. Orig size appx 16x6" at 300 ppi. One layer.

Alexandra
07-25-2011, 02:15 PM
Oh my gosh Skylar, this is great. She was one of a kind and you've painted her so well!

barnburner
07-25-2011, 02:17 PM
Wonderful job Skylar!
She was truly a beauty. :):):)

coops
07-25-2011, 08:14 PM
Wonderful portrait and wow the sheen on the dress is fantastic Skylar:)

Strandy
07-25-2011, 09:01 PM
Looking at her I thought "Gosh, I didn't know her so..."
Creative interpretation of existing sources makes it possible, if combined with clear artistic vision of subject. Well painted indeed :)

mannafig
07-25-2011, 09:10 PM
WOW Skylar she is absolutely stunning a real masterpiece:):)

L Skylar Brown
07-26-2011, 03:51 AM
Sandy, BB, Coops, Strandy, Amanda - Thanks for the Wonderful Comments.
The first time I did a painting of her, I was still in school. Over the years, I have probably painted a few dozen images. I can actually paint that face from memory. Obsessed?! Who?!

pat1940
07-26-2011, 03:58 AM
Such a beautiful portrait of Marilyn, who also went to early in life, fantastic job Skylar, love it;);):):)

Caesar
07-26-2011, 04:01 AM
This portrait is spectacularly chiselled indeed! An actress I've been always deeply in love with decades ago (although I was a kid and it was not clear enough to me all the reasons why):D. You painted a real marvel here in an amazing way!

sabena
07-26-2011, 06:26 AM
Hi Skylar

Perfect painting:)

EB
07-26-2011, 07:07 AM
Quite well done

MSIE
07-26-2011, 08:57 AM
beautiful woman, great painting! :)
and the dress is just WOW!! :eek: :)

gxhpainter2
07-26-2011, 11:16 AM
Skylar.... really a gorgeous painting the hair and dress and Marilyn face are outstanding...

Avim
07-26-2011, 04:49 PM
it looks so real

justjean
07-27-2011, 12:06 AM
Beautiful :):)

Jasminek
07-27-2011, 12:22 AM
A beautiful woman indeed. The syle of painting makes her look MORE beautiful!;)

L Skylar Brown
07-27-2011, 05:47 AM
I am so happy this has been so well received! Thank you! These portraits of Her are such a pleasure to do.

netta
07-27-2011, 06:39 AM
You are amazing Skylar, this is just beautiful !!!

Juz
07-27-2011, 12:05 PM
She is definitely golden as is this fantastic tribute :)

L Skylar Brown
07-28-2011, 04:40 PM
Netta, Juz - Thank you both so much!