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    2 monthes ago - By Diane Campion

    Portrait painting is so difficult, and this one was particularly challenging for me for some reason. The tiniest change in the angle of any of the facial lines can turn a smile into a smirk, calm expression into worry or anger, etc. Even the age of the person is too easily altered by the slightest mistake. Rearranging facial features-moving an eye up or down, etc--always makes me think of my kids mixing up the features of Mr. Potato Head.
    This beautiful little girl's portrait was the 31st painted as part of The Innocents Project, and is my effort to bring awareness of the innocent children...
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