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Oil Portrait Painting Commission

By September 11, 2012May 31st, 2016Commission a Portrait Painting, Portraits

Commissioned Oil Painting on linen canvas by Mark Lovett at

I love the challenge of capturing a person’s likeness with oil paint on canvas and creating a beautiful painting too. Laurel and I spent an afternoon with this young lady and her dad considering various outfits, lighting and poses that are flattering to her. We eventually came away with several very nice resource photos to use as a foundation for the painting.


Below is one of the photographs  that I took of the beautiful high school senior young lady: