I recently finished a portrait commissioned by a groom as a wedding present for his bride..her dad passed away when she was only four years old..the portrait was of her father. It was grueling because of the poor quality of reference photos..obviously, no digital photos..only faded Polaroids and a dis colored wedding album to go by....not to mention the pressure as this was such a sentimental gift!

Many, many attempts scratched and daily prayers to find the way to make this happen and it was finished on time.
The bride was overwhelmed ..I saw a video of her opening it!! Made me feel so happy to have been part of such a special gift.

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Comment by Lori Ippolito on May 22, 2015 at 10:12
I appreciate your commenting Linda!
Comment by Linda McNeill on May 22, 2015 at 9:46
There is a lovely noble quality about this painting, will dne, Lori.
Comment by Lori Ippolito on April 17, 2015 at 7:09

Thanks very much Jon! Miles to go in my growth as an artist:)

Comment by Jon Main on April 17, 2015 at 6:32

Well done for getting the emotion/personality in it!

Comment by Lori Ippolito on April 14, 2015 at 16:43
Thank you so much Ann! you warm my heart!
Comment by Ann Turner on April 14, 2015 at 16:38

A labor of love ! Congratulations Lori, your talent has made a difference in anothers life.

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