Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The Weight Of The World Is On Her Shoulders by Nancy Rhodes Harper

This is a small study of a woman who was in a photo walking down the street. She looks so intent and serious. 6x6 oil on gesso board ©2010 $100.00 plus s/h Thanks for looking! SOLD

31 comments:

Marilyn M. King said...

This is an awesome portrait! I'm sure you didn't have much to go on but it doesn't show. Great light and shadow.

Dana Cooper said...

Excellent portrait Nancy...great brush work!

Claudia Hammer a Painting a day said...

This portrait is wonderful! Great skin colors.

Linda Popple said...

Absolutely beautiful! I like everything about it!

Jean Townsend said...

So beautiful.

Sandra Galda said...

nice! I get lost enjoying the brushstrokes--so well done!

carol morgan carmichael said...

Bravo! Incredible painting!

SUZY MORGAN said...

I love this painting. The palette is so exciting ...
Great Work. Her grey hair gives me goose bumps.

Karen Werner said...

Fabulous!

n. rhodes harper said...

Marilyn, thanks so much. I like the challenge of picking out a face in the crowd and zooming in.

n. rhodes harper said...

Dana, thanks so much. Sometimes they work and sometimes they don't lol

n. rhodes harper said...

Thanks Claudia, I appreciate that. I have a long way to go in my study of mixing flesh tones.

n. rhodes harper said...

Thanks, Linda you are so kind.

n. rhodes harper said...

Thanks Jean! I haven't said hi to you yet from Fresh Painter me! so hi!

n. rhodes harper said...

You made my day Sandra!

n. rhodes harper said...

Carol, you are always so kind and I am humbled!

n. rhodes harper said...

Suzy! You are a treasure. No one has ever said a painting of mine gave them goosebumps. Thanks!

n. rhodes harper said...

Thanks Karen!

David Larson Evans said...

Love this one and the Perfect pumpkin painting.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

that's fabulous Nancy. Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting on the portrait of my Wendell.

Vern Schwarz said...

Nancy there is some real power in this portrait. I love the warmth.

Ruth Andre said...

The world is on her shoulders but you have made her a beautiful star. What a lovely portrait. Very nice.

Elizabeth Seaver said...

This is a striking painting. You've caught that feeling so well, and the light is beautiful.

n. rhodes harper said...

Thanks Elizabeth for your kind words and stopping in for a visit! I enjoyed your blog and artwork as well!

Robin Neudorfer said...

Congratulations on the sale.
Great expression, and I love the color choices.

Marian Fortunati said...

Just fabulous!!!

Martha Cowan said...

Absolutely amazing!

Diane Minuti said...

Beautiful and expressive! Nicely done!

Mitzi Easley said...

Oh how wonderful. Nancy, so happy to find you... you are doing great work. As many others have said, great light, color, brushwork... congratulations! I look forward to following!

n. rhodes harper said...

Thanks so much to all of you for taking time to comment and visit my blog. I appreciate it so much and enjoy looking at your work as well. I love my blog friends!!

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

NICE! Real punch and pizazz to this portrait.