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Green Eyes
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By AnnaGilhespy   |   Watch
Published: June 9, 2006
© 2006 - 2019 AnnaGilhespy
Oil on Canvas

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Original available to buy, please email me at for more information.

comments always welcome

Ok, I know I found the source image for this on DA, but after many many hours of searching I still cannot find the original photo again.
If the photo belongs to you or you know who's it is please send me a note so I can thank them and link them to this work.

Found it at last! [link]
~godo-stock-INtheWall's gallery is full of amazing stock images, she just got a DD (which is how i re-found the stock image i used)!
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Suki-joshiHobbyist Artist
Her eyes are amazing!
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kristymariethomasProfessional General Artist
Gorgeous! :D
Madzar's avatar
Very nicley done, especially on the eyes.
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ApplesCarrotsnGrainProfessional Traditional Artist
Beautifully done. Love the eyes! :)
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racehorse87-stockHobbyist Photographer
Wow, this is a beautiful portrait! How adorable. :)
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ilanya Traditional Artist
so beautiful! well done!
imxanxillusion's avatar
stunning work! I love the way this is done, the colours and the smoothness.. lovely painting
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Thank you and Happy New Year! [link]
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No it is not sold yet. my email is if you need to contact me.
godo-stock-INtheWall's avatar's very beautiful.
thank you for your nice word about my stock:>

by the way, i'll write to the parents of that girl - i think they would like to buy an original.
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RhoadesAsylumHobbyist Photographer
This is so wonderfully done!!!
Upon first look (in the thumb view), I thought someone had used a picture of my youngest daughter as a reference...but in full view, I'm completely wrong...
You've really done well :) The skin tones are near perfect, and I just love the lock of hair falling in her face.
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Thank you, if your daughter even resembles this little girl she must be a cutie! I loved painting this girl, those eyes and her hair where a treat.
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RhoadesAsylumHobbyist Photographer
The eyes and hair are what caught my daughters eyes and hair are so very similar :)
michelln's avatar
Beautiful portrait! Really intense look in the little girl's eyes. You captured her very well!
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Thank you. Happy new year! [link]
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Du är verkligen duktig...tyckte nästan att det var ett foto när jag kollade snabbt.
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Wonderful work! it feel so real and in some way soo freshand not overworked. amazing :D
which colours did you use for the skin?
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There are hints of all the following colours in her skin:
Titanium white
Lemon yellow
Cadmium yellow deep
Flesh tint
Scarlet lake
Burnt sienna
Burnt umber
Paynes grey
Terre verte

Skin is so translucent that this many colours are needed to make it look realistic. a basic mix of titanium white, burnt sienna, cadmium yellow deep and a tiny bit of paynes grey makes a good skin tone to start with, then I add hints of the others to create a realistic skin tone. The terre verte (green) was added because she has green light reflected from the foreground on her face and arms.
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Beautiful Ana. I like the way you crop the picture.
And...I love those bright eyes. So real.
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Yeah her eyes are what drew me to that photo in the first place. Thank you for the comment. Have a happy New Year! [link]
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gillybeenz Photographer
Beautiful, Anna, really beautiful.
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