"Sheila at 15"
Acrylic on masonite, 20x16," c. Catherine Vines
Then let someone else be the judge.
In a case like this painting - my sweet daughter - I can't really evaluate it artistically. I just see a lovely young girl on the brink of womanhood.
My goals were to use an impressionist's palette and paint the light. It helped to have a photograph that captured some of these elements.
I do have doubts about the lack of highlights in her eyes and the darks in her hair. But....