The Art of Life
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Friday, June 20, 2008

"Gentleness" Little Angel~Acrylic on Watercolor Canvas

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"Gentleness" Acrylic on watercolor canvas~16"x20"~Copyright 2008 & Beyond~Kasie Sallee
~~This is going to be a bit of a quick post but I had promised to post the final pictures of this piece and I didn't want to go into the weekend without getting that done.
~~This is the second angel in my planned series. Her name is "Gentleness." Sierra was my model. (And Savannah was my helper when taking the pictures, lol.) I love the way that the kitten was looking so intently at her and she was looking so lovingly at his little paw.
~~I welcome any thoughts you have about the piece and I thank you for taking the time to stop by.

Have a wonderful weekend!


Valaine said...

Beautiful!! :) You are so talented, you are great with creating realistic textures. I love watching your progress.

mornin'lady said...

Kasie, so beautiful, I do so enjoy seeing these gorgeous works of Art!!!
Thanks for sharing with us.

Anonymous said...

It looks great!

Do you plan on selling this one, or do you keep the ones that are modeled after your kids???

Belinda Lindhardt said...

just beautiful Kasie, i have been meaning to post on this you have done a fabulous job :)

Anonymous said...

So sweet. Exactly the kind of captured moments that I'm drawn to. My only critique is that I would have preferred to see the wings a little higher. Still, it is absolutely gorgeous, and the time on the hair was certainly well spent!

Kasie @ ~The Art of Life~ said...

Thank you so much everyone.

Misti, I don't plan on selling the originals because I'm planning on building up a series. But I do plan on selling prints of them in the (hopefully) near future. :)

Thank you Jen. You know, the wing is the part that I'm still not too certain about. I purposefully made it different than the wing in "Peace." I wanted this one to have a fuzzy texture to play off of the kitten. But I'm not sure about it. Thanks for your input. I hadn't thought about making it higher.

Rose Welty said...

Kasie, I do like this. Acrylics really seem to fit you. I love the backlit effect!

Elise said...


This is sweet, stunning and simply beautiful. What a wonderfully talented artist you are.


Jo Castillo said...

Kasie, this is just great. I love the texture and details. Beautiful daughter and painting. :)

Paulette said...

Hi Kasie,
I just saw your name over on the virtual sketch blog. This is a beautiful piece of work!

Marsha Robinett said...

I've been watching this painting develop...just beautiful. You have a real talent. A sensitive portrait. Thank you for sharing your style and your progress. I enjoy seeing how other artists work.

Anonymous said...

Yay for WIPs! It is a bit unnerving posting them isn't it? I like your comment on how you feel like your artwork is naked - good one!! I think that's how I feel too - I just didn't know it, til I read it :)
I've been peeking and seeing your progress on this piece. I love it! I'm a fan of backlighting too. And oh, the background: How I love that background!
And thanks for all your comments on my blog. It's nice not to see a 'zero' ALL the time!

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