Happy Birthday Luke!
In honour of my man, I thought I would combine Luke’s birthday and The Friday Archive.
This is a portrait that I painted of Luke back in 1999. We had been married for a year, and he was away for the weekend, so I took the chance to paint. It was based on a photo that I had taken two years earlier, when we were engaged.
I am no Rembrandt, but I really enjoyed painting it all those years ago. It is the only portrait I have painted, mainly I have stuck to landscapes and still lives. Some purists would argue that a painting of a photograph is not a real portrait, but hey, I’m no purist. Here is a look at what I looked like on the same day…
And this is where the painting hangs, in great company on our kitchen wall.
Have a great day Mr.