Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Kathleen and Jason Coy, Husband & Wife Miniature Eye Portraits

Kathleen and Jason Coy's eye portraits, shown actual size, 3/4" each in diameter, egg tempera on Kelmscott vellum
Kathleen's eye portrait, enlarged
Jason's eye portrait, enlarged

I've ordered this pearled brooch from Nancy Still's MiniArt Supply as a nice way for Kathleen to wear her own eye portrait or her husband's

Here are the completed eye portraits of friend, fellow artist, and blogger Kathleen Coy and her husband, Jason Coy.  The pearled brooch above is just one example of how an eye portrait can be worn.  These portraits are my gift to Kathleen and Jason.

7 comments:

James Parker said...

Hmmm...I'll have to keep an EYE on this blog, Mona, because EYE find it, and your work, delEYEghtful.

Kathleen Coy said...

You are so kind, Mona. They are absolutely beautiful!!!
Hugs,
Kathleen

Barbara A. Freeman said...

Mona, these are fabulous! I love the way you are presenting them, too. A real gem to be treasured.

Mona said...

James, eye think you are too funny, thanks!

Kathleen, I'm so glad you feel pleased.

Barbara, thanks so much for your support and enthusiasm about the whole idea as a friend and colleague in miniature art! I truly appreciate it.

Edward Burton said...

Very interesting, Mona - I had never heard of eye portraits before. These are really nice.

artbyakiko said...

Absolutely gorgeous eye portraits! I also love the idea of using a brooch as a frame.

Mona said...

Ed and Akiko, thanks! I am still searching for further jewelry solutions for eye portraits.