portrait 85 elly huizinga

Elly Huizinga, coloured pencil, 2 3/8" x 2 3/8"

Elly painted my portrait a while back, (you can see it in a previous post here,) and I’ve been meaning to return the favour for a while but was unable to find a picture of her. I finally located a tiny thumbnail photo of her on her LinkedIn profile; as a result this portrait is somewhat of an artistic impression rather than an accurate portrayal. Elly is an artist, and you can see her paintings, prints and fun daily drawings at http://ellyhuizinga.wordpress.com/.

If this post appears a little different it’s because I’m posting this from my phone on a ferry en route to Vancouver- I will touch up later when I have proper access to my computer…

This is portrait 85 of 100.

There will be a draw for the 100th portrait, which will be an acrylic painting, on Feb. 15th. Check the link: https://artboy68project.wordpress.com/for-number-100-acrylic-painting-enter-here/ . Enter even if I’ve drawn you before!

Thanks for visiting!
artboy68

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14 thoughts on “portrait 85 elly huizinga

  1. Only 15 to go! Would you ever take on a project this size again?

    • artboy68 says:

      Probably not for free…but I am absolutely fascinated with the psychology behind profile pictures. I will definitely carry on, but probably in a more formal scale. I will be elaborating on this as I get closer to the end.

  2. hellenjc says:

    Ohhh look colour….

    Mmmmm ……

    and I love Elly’s Blog. I’ve been following it for a while..

  3. Incredibly fine lighting effects, Scott. Has almost a surreal look. Excellent.

  4. Team Oyeniyi says:

    The colour surprised me too! Lovely!

  5. eof737 says:

    Beautiful. Elly looks so content. Great coloring too. 😉

  6. artboy68 says:

    Thank you Elizabeth

  7. Laurence Lesaint says:

    Have you tried to semi close yours eyes watching Elly’s portrait ? The effect is absolutly fantastic 🙂

  8. Jasmine says:

    Posting en route -so dedicated! I can’t believe this is almost over. You’ve done a fantastic job!

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