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Blue Island Girl


“Blue Island Girl” – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand Gessobord

This is the second painting, of three portraits I painted in one sitting. I like painting multiple paintings at once…so I don’t give too much critical thought or add too much detail to just one painting. It does something to the painting brain, calms the inner critic, and let’s you break loose a bit…without concentrating too much, or too harshly on one painting. This painting started with a fashion photo as my inspiration. Of course, the blue hair was my idea…and I love the color of it, against the warm golden sunset colors of the background…a true island feel, complete with a fresh flower garland. I love the over-the-shoulder look too.

One more portrait to show you tomorrow…then back to landscapes for a bit!

This painting is now available in my online art shop, ArtcyLucy on Etsy.

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