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Collection: Portrait Collection

There is no definitive answer to what situations require a portrait painting as opposed to landscape, as it depends on style and preference. However, some possible factors that might influence the choice are:

  • The subject matter: If the artist wants to focus on a person or an animal, a portrait painting might be more suitable, as it can capture the facial features, expressions, and personality of the subject.

  • The composition: A portrait painting usually has a vertical orientation, which can create a sense of height, depth, and perspective. The orientation can also affect how the viewer’s eye moves across the painting and what focal points are emphasized.

  • The message: A portrait painting can convey a message about the identity, character, or emotion of the subject. It can also reflect the relationship between the subject and the artist or the viewer.

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Avigail graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago and has more than 20 years of painting experience...