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Monday, June 20, 2016

A little girl named "Promise"!

sketch with a grid
A little bit of brown
"Daddy's Little Angel", is Complete!
Bid starts on July 1,2016 unless you are willing to pay the buy it now price 
ORIGINAL ART
Shipping cost in Continental USA is $20.00 dollars, will be rolled in tube.
Buy it now price is $ 700.00 dollars
Title in Lugandan is:" Malayika wa taata omuto", By: Sanna (Susan Burgess)
The sale of this item will afford this little girls village an amplifier for the organ that was donated to them, so they can attract all the village during church services! While singing praises to the Lord!
Starting bid is $150.00 dollars
The artist is donating 100% of sales to the village this little girl is from. The artist will also match up to $ 350.00 dollars of the sale to said village.
18 x 24 inch Acrylic on heavy water color paper, sealed with Golden's Gel matte medium, and Dorland's wax
Promise is the youngest of four children to the Pastor Senono Godfrey, she is 4 years old! She is very happy wo see herself as a winged creature! One of God's chosen! 
 Her father had this to say about her: "Promise started doing wonders when she was like 1 year it forced us to even take her to school at 3yrs and in a new school now they thought she should be in either middle or baby class but she is able to do all exercises in top class her intelligence is really divine!"
She will be available here, at our auction to support the children of Uganda!

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Auction for the Ugandan Children's Art Program
some light pastels added

some darker browns

some focus on the dress and background more darks

even more dark's blues and lighter tones of top
whip-out whites


all along shaping body feet hands arms and head

suddenly saw greens in my girl!

green with yellows worked abstractly on floor more brights to fabric back drop

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sculpting the head adding some purple thinning out the back arm a bit

adding more light

more contrast and softening the dress

Darkening the foreground lightening the backdrop

now I added some texture with stencils and got rid of some things that were not working for me

stepping back to see the full piece as one seeing that her mouth needs a lot of work

Add The mouth is taking a better shape and her nose is giving me some trouble must get the shading correct throughout the central facial features

working the face constantly adding light and adjusting her eyebrows! Ugandan's do not have hairy eye brows but there is a whisp of light that follows the top brow. Here I made her appear to have a got-ti!

worked on her face some more and added a digital frame to see how it looked. Not ready to be completed yet







Her nose is starting to work her teeth are getting adjustments

I see a wing there behind Promise

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Decided she needed some wings and a Halo, came to me while viewing angels in art and remembered the backdrop looking like a wing!

Now her light seems to be coming from behind above and within! 

Almost finished

"Daddy's Little Angel"  is standing in my gardens!

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