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Friday, September 10, 2010

Peruvian Child - SOLD

"Peruvian Child", 8" x 6", Oil on Museum Board SOLD
In order to complete my small portrait marathon before I leave on my trip to Cornwall, I'm pulling out photos from trips long past.  This is from a photo of a child in the town of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

4 comments:

  1. This is so nice. Love how thickly the paint is applied. Great color!

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  2. Another masterful painting Kathryn. Do you teach workshops? If not, you should! I'd be the first signer upper : )

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  3. I've been there! I loved all the different hats that every village wore through out the andes. Love this little girl.

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  4. Thank you all! This small portrait marathon has been an eye-opener for me--makes me realize how much work is needed to get out of an old mindset and into an experimental one--every day!

    Pam--I'd love to go back and explore more areas in the Andes--we were mainly on the tourist trail from Cuzco to Machu Picchu. It is an unimaginably beautiful area--so rich in art and history.

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