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My Acrylic Paintings


I really have enjoyed the friendliness of acrylic paints. This is of Ezri (my second daughter, now nine) at age five. Although there are alot of great things about acrylics and some artists can do wonderfully realistic works with the medium, I absolutely love the richness of oils. I will continue to practice so one day (hopefully soon) I will be able to show off some good oil paintings that I have done. Wish me luck!


This Alexia (my first daughter) at the age of five. Both of my daughters make me feel old, but Alexia will be fifteen in a few months and that makes me feel really old.

I am Hoduran. At age fifteen we celebrate the birthday with a QuiceaƱera as many other Hispanic peoples do. The celebration includes a ceremony where the girl is presented with her last doll, a Bible, and jewelry. Each item represents different things in her life. It is much like the Sweet Sixteenth birthday parties here. Anyways, I didn’t think I would be celebrating it for my daughter this quick. Time goes pretty fast when you are raising two daughters that keep your life pretty interesting.

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  1. When "we" artist create something beautiful with so many mediums paint, pencil, clay, glass etc. We tend to amaze ourselves when creating a creature without our bear hands....Our children are our work of art too...

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  2. Both of your pictures are beautiful. I struggle with drawing/painting people. They are so hard for me. They always look stiff and fake. However, animals are a cinch. I wonder why?

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  3. Simply Beautiful! Their faces are as sweet as they are.

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  4. Hello, Elizabeth, Thank you very much for visiting my blog, I also enjoy your blog, I hope we always communicate and become a sincere friend!

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  5. Beautiful paintings! Your daughters are so sweet, and you've created such loving portraits of them. And now I've learned something about the Quiceanara. It must be quite an emotional events for the parents, too!

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  6. Oh so very emotional. Parents are suppose to give their daughters some words of wisdom. I think mine will go something like this....
    Boohoo crycry boohoo.
    I cry just thinking about what I will say.

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  7. These portraits are wonderful. I also think that oil gives more chances:)
    I have a little daughter too, she`s too small to speak and I hope that when I start to paint her portraits, thet will sound like yours.

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  8. Oh my! Your paintings are beautiful!! Thank you for "following" me so that I might find YOU and follow as well :)

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  9. Very nice work.

    Your children will always remember their Moma and how much she loved them to paint them this way.
    It is the best present in the world to give them.

    I began many oil paintings but seem to be taking years to finish anything lol
    Paintings never seem to have an end to them.
    There is always something more to add to it.
    Keep up the good work.

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  10. Great paintings, Carolina! I'm esp. drawn to the daydreamer in the flowers.
    Time does march on...we are all on a journey...enjoy!

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