Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hólsgerði on a Cloudy Day

Hólsgerði on a Cloudy Day
The summer house of Bína's family in a farm valley
in the north of Iceland where we stayed, like so many times before,
on June 29, 2015, sketched on July 3, 2015
7" x 5", Winsor & Newton and Holbein watercolors, and
Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano Artistico
cold press fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, sold framed, $100 plus $5.50 sales tax plus $9.50 shipping = $115.00

Guest Portrait of Bruce by an Icelandic Artist

Portrait of Brús with Sun and Mountain
Egill Óli Atlason
July 5, 2015

Reviews (via email.)
* indicates review from an artist

"This portrait is amazing! Really advanced for a five year old. And Brucie, it really looks like you!" -B.L. (US)

"Nice likeness. He even got the glasses. fun." -M.C. (US)

* "Awesome portrait...spittin' image of you! Five o'clock shadow and all! Egill has a bright artistic future :)" -E.M. (US)

* "Egill really captured you!" -B.H. (US)

"Quite a portrait by a budding artist! I like it!" -R.J. (US)

* "Amazing portrait of you Bruce, done by a five year old. He really catches you.:))) Very nice:))" -G.O. (Iceland)

"I agree with these reviews, the portrait is like you:-)). Fun kid." -B.B. (Iceland)

The artist Egill Óli Atlason, age 5, in Reykjavik
at his grandparent's Óli and Bína's home

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