You are so, so talented. I love your work. Congratulations! And yes animated gifs are fun.
This is fantastic. I love it. I think your non posed subject is wonderful. I think your brushwork and color is wonderful. I think the size of it is wonderful. I really am getting so sick of thumbnail sized oil paintings--so sick I'm getting discouraged and turned off entirely. You've renewed my enthusiasm. Congratulations. It belongs in the best of show spot.
Wow , oh, Wow. This is fantastic! Congratulations and well deserved.
Congrats....It is a lovely piece. I really like the way you showed the raking light and the wonderful brushwork.