This is incomplete and doomed to remain that way because our model could not complete the month. But still, it shows my first attempt at oil painting. In honesty, I just say that my teacher did a lot of work around the eye and the hair.
I'm a flower-sketching, portrait-paintin, garden-growing, sweater-knitting freelance writer, who lives in northeastern Illinois with my husband and a eight-year-old black schnoodle. All writing, art, and photography—copyright Ruth Hull Chatlien, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.