Artwork / 2018 / Nita Shapiro

a white woman holding a paint brush and a bottle of paint with mermaids swimming behind her, painted in bright colors and bold strokes
Gwenn Seemel
Nita Shapiro
acrylic on canvas
30 x 24 inches

I paint artists now and again, but not often artists at work like Nita. This portrait of a ceramicist shaping a vase is my first ever painting of an artist at work. To see the making of Nita’s portrait, check out this video.

painterly portrait of a woman
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mermaid face, artwork
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