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The Lacemaker by milbisous The Lacemaker by milbisous
watercolors on 9" X 9" Arches CP 300lb WC paper

I have not painted humans for quite a while, so indeed it was a long process and quite a challenge to do a copy of the master Vermeer's The Lacemaker.

I made a mistake of using untested permanently staining (bright yellow) color and as a result, I lost my "white" for highlight on various areas. Nonetheless, I'm quite satisfied in the end to have this lacemaker painting to call my own.

Done for the Paint and Draw art challenge.

Thank you for all comments/or favs, all's appreciated :bow:
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:iconfiorinosulaco:
fiorinosulaco Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014
I like the illumination and the emphasis in her face!
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Wulff-Arts Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Nicely done!
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PreetikaSharma Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:clap:
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emey Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOW! :wow: WOW !!! Really Great to follow the Old Masters' Technique and feel! :#1:
Indeed Quite so Beautiful Piece of art! Realy really great :heart: :nod:
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milbisous Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Thank you for your very kind comment,Emey!
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emey Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My Pleasure! Always Most welcome :D
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p-e-a-k Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012   Traditional Artist
I think it turned out very nice, "mistake" or not. Your highlights might not be pure white anymore but they are definitely there!
Well done! :clap:
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milbisous Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
There are some small areas that lost the highlight because of the staining yellow. I just could not lift the color(yellow) out of the tiny spots. Apparently only I could see that. :D Thank you copine for looking and commenting. :rose:
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herrerojulia Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012   Traditional Artist
Very good work! I like your watercolors! It's so easy to make a mistake, and you handle it very well, congratulations!
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milbisous Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
Thank you Julia for your kind comment. I like your oil paintings. :highfive:
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