I finished Cade’s portrait yesterday and am happy with how he turned out.  I painted his portrait in a looser style than I did his sisters because I thought the less finessed bolder brushstrokes would look more masculine.  Cade has beautiful eyes in real life, very light blue/green.  He has a quiet and kind personality and I think this comes through in his portrait.  I like the feel of his sweatshirt, it looks thick and warm.  His mouth gave me a little run for it because I didn’t want him to look like he was wearing lipstick.  I look forward to seeing his and his sisters portraits together.  I enjoyed the challenge of this one.  I like how it looks in black and white so I converted the image.


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