Vintage school photos have great sentimental value and can be used as reference for painted portraits that serve as a heartfelt gift for Mother's Day and other special occasions. This Irish school photo from the early 80s had some wear making it perfect for a painted refresh.
The resulting portrait in it's rich colors and set off with a classic wood and gold tone frame. An old school photo is turned into a new family heirloom to treasure. The period clothing was left, but the fabric detail was only suggested to help move attention to the boy's face.
Close up details of the painting