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Figure Pastel - Samantha Painted From Life by Karen Whitworth

Samantha Painted From Life is a pastel by Karen Whitworth which was uploaded on March 17th, 2013.

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Awesome pastel work!

A classic in every way, the technique, the mood! Love it, Samantha! L&F, May Ling.

Nice work Karen!

Karen Whitworth replied:

Hi Steve, Thank you!

Beautifully executed pastel painting. The use of soft light and restricted focus within the image are great! v

Karen Whitworth replied:

Hi Martin! Thank you! It was a blast to venture outside my normal medium.

good work

Karen Whitworth replied:

Thank you! :D

Very beautiful painting f/ v

Karen Whitworth replied:

Thank You, Dawn!


Karen Whitworth replied:

Thank you, Susan!

Congratuations on your honorable mention in the "Less is More" contest. Karen, I already voted and favorited this work in the group, and indeed, I posted it as a favorite of the day shortly after it was posted to the group, so I am prevented from v/f it anymore, or I certainly would!

Karen Whitworth replied:

Hi Margaret, Thank you SO very much! :) I appreciate those kind words and support. Means a lot! :)

Congratulation on receiving an honorable me to on in the Less is More contest sponsored by Painterly Fine Art Group! The simple composition and well thought out disappearing edited make this painting sing. I really love the harmonious palette.

Karen Whitworth replied:

Many thanks, Talya. The time you put into the Painterly Fine Art group is VERY much appreciated. Great work, and well done!

Congratulation for being picked as one of the winners in the Painterly Fine Art group--for my taste this should be #1. Congratulations! I already voted on this some time ago and cannot twice but I wish you the best of luck and lots of sales!

Karen Whitworth replied:

Aw, thank you SO much, Angela!

Fantastic work!

Karen Whitworth replied:

Thank you, Glenda! I appreciate it! :D

This is fantabulous Karen, excellent, excellent work!

Karen Whitworth replied:

Hi Sydne! Thank you so very much! :)

Absolute stunning image of solitude and calm. v/f

Karen Whitworth replied:

Angela, Thank you so much!

I adore this painting! V/F

Karen Whitworth replied:

Many thanks, Phyllis!

Very lovely piece, with soft brush stroke and great color tones. Voted!

Karen Whitworth replied:

Hi Dominique, Thanks so much!!

Congratulations for being featured in Painterly Fine Art group! You are invited to post this painting in our featured gallery for this month also found in the discussions.

Karen Whitworth replied:

Many thanks!!

Not only was your friend amazing, but your artwork is too. It is so beautiful and full of nice feeling. Your technique is sure and confident. Wonderful artwork! I am posting this as my favorite for the day in Painterly fine art. f/v

Karen Whitworth replied:

AnnaJo, Wow, thank you for those kind words and for your choice of Favorite For The Day. It means a lot!

BEAUTIFUL! ...beautful lady and beautiful work! voted!

Karen Whitworth replied:

Hi Margaret, Thanks! :D

I clicked the comment button too quickly, I meant to tell you how lovely this painting is! V

Karen Whitworth replied:

Lol, I thought I was the only one that did that! :D Thank you SO much, Linda. I appreciate it!

Congratulations on your feature of the week in Female Artists group

Karen Whitworth replied:

What a treat! I am so thrilled, thank you!

Featured March 17-31 2013 in Female Artists, congratulations!

Karen Whitworth replied:

I am SO humbled, thank you!!!

Wonderful how the distinctness- is that a word? fades into lovely obscurity at the viewer's left.

Karen Whitworth replied:

lol I like that, Timi! :) I had a lot of fun scribbling in the loose areas to soften things up. I felt like an impatient kindergartener. SO fun! :)

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