Monday, June 3, 2013


I had the pleasure of participating in a private life painting session today.  Our model was a real pro. She wore a shawl that seemed like a cape .....and she definitely had a regal bearing. I got a photo of her, so I may continue and finish this. (It's a good "start").

Painting: Celeste Bergin, Life Model, oil on 12x16 canvas panel


martinealison said...

Bonjour ma chère,

Je suis contente de pouvoir admirer ce très bon commencement... je suis certaine que prochainement je découvrirai de merveilleuses oeuvres, pour mon plus grand bonheur.
J'aime beaucoup le sourire qui se dégage d'elle déjà.
Il est très agréable d'avoir un bon modèle.
Gros bisous

Celeste Bergin said...

Martine wrote:

Hello my dear,

I'm happy to see this very good beginning ... I'm sure I'll find out soon marvelous works, my greatest happiness.
I love the smile that emerges from it already.
It is very nice to have a good model.

(Thanks, Martine!)

CrimsonLeaves said...

To me she looks playful, almost as if she has a happy secret. Well done, as always Celeste.

Sheryl Anthony said...

Agreeing with CrimsonLeaves, the model looks to be thinking something pleasant. Nice painting, Celeste!

John Simlett said...

Oh mein Gott! Brilliant!

look forward to developments, I've missed some real good stuff on here recently, Celeste ... sorry. I've been away ...and ill ...and painting like mad.

This video is priceless, Pat and I were doing Latin-American at our Squadron Union, and jiving! We could hardly move for days after

art by Michael Perchard said...

Love this one Celeste!
Great colors!
Thanks for your wonderful posts!

hmuxo said...

This is definitely a good beginning, Celeste. I'd love to see this one finished!!!

Nancy B. Hartley said...

Love your portraits! I am always so impressed. Looking forward to seeing the end result!

Page Railsback said...

I like seeing your process..lovely

David Starr said...

Hope to see her finished. What a nice beginning.