Painting is such a talent which frees us of many inhibitions, gives proper expression to our emotions and sometimes helps us explore a totally new world within ourselves. The joy underlying creating a painting is like the joy of creating a new life.
Even this world seems like to have been painted by God where we see infinite colour combinations spread all over the earth and its creatures.
Our life is full of beautiful surprises, expected incidents and wonderful memories. There are some reminiscences with us which we always cherish to see again and again in the form of photo gallery and the joy becomes manifold if we see a photo to painting. A human touch makes the material things immortal and unforgettable.
Portrait painting is a genre in painting. It is a sequential method of drawing. Portraits can be made using different media like –oils, pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, charcoal, pastel and mixed media etc. Artists may employ a wide-ranging palette of colours and shades. Many photos can be combined into one painting, a photo can be painted into many styles and sizes, or a photo can be modified according to your selected colours in the form of a customized oil painting.
A portrait can be said great if the expression of character and its moral quality is properly addressed. Portrait painting can depict the subject in various forms, like –’full length’, ‘half length’, ‘head and shoulders’ (also called a “bust”), or ‘head’.
Portrait artists make them for different purposes, like –for public or private uses, out of inspiration, admiration or affection for the subject. They often serve as important state and family records as well as remembrances.
Initially, portrait paintings have primarily been associated with the rich and powerful. Over the passage of time, however, it became more common for middle-class patrons to commission portraits of their families and colleagues. People who were earlier photo-loving, are now more interested in turn photo into painting to make their memories unforgettable.