Monday, June 02, 2008

masterpiece


Does art imitate life, or does life imitate art? Either way, this portrait of Cecilia took my breath away. Cecilia takes art classes at a local studio in the Fall. It is a great place to be creative, an old house by a pond, with a little stream and a koi pond right inside. So, the daughter of Cecilia's teacher is very talented and created this portrait of her last year and we finally got to see it today.
The portrait is indescribably beautiful. It totally captured her personality. I was pretty much in tears when I saw it yesterday and that took me by surprise. The artist is using it next year to apply for college and then I am hoping we can purchase it! I need to have this portrait.

2 comments:

MelB. said...
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MelB. said...

Wow...What a great likeness. The studio sounds really beautiful and inspiring. I hope the teacher's daughter does well applying to college with the portrait. Does your daughter take art seriously or is she just dabbling (spelling?) right now?