Inspired by Marie Laurencin

From the dark palette of John Singer Sargent, to the candy colors of Marie Laurencin…what an extreme!  I am enjoying this look into her art, and learning how she simplified Rococo paintings, to make her unique portraits. You can imagine how much I love her art, since I am a fan of painting ladies with either hats, or feathers, or flowers in their hair!

Claudine1Claudine – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord

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Clementine – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord

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Christelle – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord (this painting is reserved)

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It was fun to have them all on the palette at the same time. And working in these colors made me happy. In fact, I am working on a few more portraits in this style and color combination. In the meantime, both “Claudine” and “Clementine” are available in my Etsy shop.

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More of my art can be seen in my Daily Paintworks Gallery

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