Carolyn 2

The most technically accomplished portrait that I have done

Photorealist painting - Carolyn 2
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I tried everything I could do to win her heart back. This second painting is a testament to how I tried

  • A small painting and quite a challenge to paint.
  • I had initially hoped Carolyn would want this but after she had seen a photograph online she told me it was ‘crap’.
  • I hope one day she will realise what a beautiful work of portraiture it actually is.

Dimensions: 27x21cm.
Painted: 2009.
Materials: Acrylic on MDF board.
Availability: This painting is in a private collection.

The story behind Carolyn 2

This is the most technically accomplished portrait that I have done. It is a master at the height of his powers. Intended to impress my ex-girlfriend, I pulled out all the skills I possess in painting this photorealistic work of art. When I showed to Carolyn, she was not impressed at all. She hated it so much she even had a legal restraint imposed on its publication. Which has now lapsed.

Photorealist painting - Carolyn 2 - Detail 1
Photorealist painting – Carolyn 2 – Detail 1
Photorealist painting - Carolyn 2 - Detail 2
Photorealist painting – Carolyn 2 – Detail 2

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