Wednesday, June 9, 2010

"Lauren's Graduation Day"


"Lauren's Graduation Day," 5" x 7" miniature scale silverpoint, graphite, and egg tempera on blue-toned panel

Here is the completed silverpoint drawing of my niece, Lauren at her May graduation, which is also a promotional example for portrait commissions.

8 comments:

Debbie said...

I just love this portrait, the silverpoint, graphite and egg tempera make such an interesting combination.. the shading is beautiful! and the picture as a whole gives a feeling of a celebration on such a happy day.

Barbara A. Freeman said...

This turned out beautifully, Mona. Good luck with everything!

Gail Hayton said...

Mona,
I think this is a really cool piece. Hope to see more like it!

Miniature Art by Karen Hull said...

This is so gorgeous Mona - so effective and I'm sure you will be inundated with requests for commissions - the detail, as always, is fabulous!!!

DEB said...

Sorry Mona - I thought I already commented here...Wonderful work, and such a masterful use of silverpoint.

Karen Bruson said...

Beautiful!

artbyakiko said...

This is abosolutely beautiful!! The details are amazing, as always. Thanks for the info about silverpoint. Your blog is truly filled with treasures for artists.

Mona said...

Belated thanks everyone for your lovely comments on my first try with silverpoint!