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Jeannette Gibbons

Gwenn Seemel
Jeannette
2009
acrylic on canvas
48 x 34 inches

Rarely do I get to work so large—especially for a commissioned work—and, though miniature has its appeal, big is best! All the places on a person’s face where it seems like nothing in particular might be going on actually have a lot that’s worth painting about, that’s why I started out with my first professional series painting portraits of this size. 

To learn more about the making of this portrait, please visit this article on my blog.