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justjean
01-31-2013, 07:00 PM
I used T Eakins painting as a reference, I think I deleted more than I painted and I still didn't get the face right :D

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D Akey
01-31-2013, 07:42 PM
Mr Ploos! What a wonderful tribute!!! :D:D:D:D:D

justjean
01-31-2013, 07:48 PM
I'm happy you got it right on the first try :D:D:D:D:D

copespeak
01-31-2013, 09:55 PM
Real old fashioned style. Excellent!

Caesar
01-31-2013, 10:45 PM
Insofar he's not a famed hobbit, I'd say he's our dear Eighty+ next to doze off! LOL;):o
Great portrait!

AT-TA
01-31-2013, 11:19 PM
Really nice, classical style painting, Jean. Eighty will be happy to see this. :)

limey-g
02-01-2013, 01:08 AM
Nicely done, love the style of this one.
Geoff

grayflo
02-01-2013, 02:21 AM
Yes! I saw our own dear Eighty plus as well! Smashing!

Lindae
02-01-2013, 02:45 AM
Like that Chiaroscuro effect you have going. Very dramatic.

justjean
02-01-2013, 10:29 AM
Thanks Robyn, Caesar, Anna, Steve, grayflo and Lindae :)

Alexandra
02-01-2013, 10:43 AM
How cool Jean!

justjean
02-02-2013, 03:37 AM
Thanks Sandy :)

eighty+
02-02-2013, 08:10 AM
Ho Ho Ho Jean I see Some-one has bashed me with a baseball bat :eek::D is the dress from the datch peroid I look a right dodgy old sod ;) ok I've bunged a photo in ok


must say its well painted :)don't forget Im well past my Prime And just heading For the home straight :cool::cool::cool: Thanks Jean SLAINTE

justjean
02-02-2013, 09:22 AM
Oh dear I'm sorry I that I made you look older Mr 80+ but am happy that you took it in good spirit :)

eighty+
02-02-2013, 11:29 AM
Hi jean. No you made me look younger:D:D Feel I could run a marithon :eek::D Chio

Mairzie Dotes
02-02-2013, 01:41 PM
justjean,
This is an excellent representation of one of the notable classics,
very distinguished and love the period clothing. Well done! :D

screenpainter
02-02-2013, 02:23 PM
looks very much like a classical painting. well done portrait Jean of Mr. Eighty plus.

justjean
02-02-2013, 06:30 PM
Thanks Mairzie and Arthur, your words are much appreciated :)

coops
02-03-2013, 05:01 AM
Thats so great Jean and so is Eighty's photo. Well done to both of you:)

silvy
02-03-2013, 10:14 PM
Very lovely portrait:)

justjean
02-04-2013, 11:11 AM
Ho Ho Ho Jean I see Some-one has bashed me with a baseball bat :eek::D is the dress from the datch peroid I look a right dodgy old sod ;) ok I've bunged a photo in ok


must say its well painted :)don't forget Im well past my Prime And just heading For the home straight :cool::cool::cool: Thanks Jean SLAINTE



:mad:yep my face is red, so busy thinking that you looked quite spiffy and elegant in that old time suit I forgot to say thanks for the photo and I'll bet you can run a good run yet :D

justjean
02-07-2013, 05:17 PM
Katy and Silvy , thanks for peeking in your comments are much appreciated :)