Saturday, June 23, 2007

Light and dark

I am struck by how the light plays against Juliet's features. So in this tiny portrait, I pushed the contrast to extremes. I am delighted to discover that somehow it enhances the sweetness of her smile. I am entranced by her smile anyway, since she is my grand-daughter!

Pastel on Tiziano pearl, 8x11 cm (3x3.4 in)