Celebrity Portrait

For the next 2 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I am posting my portrait of Bettie Page, America’s original pinup model. On the left is a photo by Bunny Yeager, and on the right is a painting I created with shades of blue and green. Born in Tennessee, she was one of six children and later moved to New York City to pursue a career as an actress. Bettie met a photographer who suggested she cut her bangs, which became her signature look.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

For the next 3 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I am posting my portrait of Cameron Diaz. Her family settled in Ybor, Tampa, before moving to California. Her father is Cuban and her mother English, Scots-Irish, German and Cherokee. She began modeling at age 16, then at age 21 she auditioned for The Mask, which became one of the biggest films of that year. In 2010, Forbes ranked Diaz as the richest female celebrity, ranking her number 60 among the wealthiest 100.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

Anna Nicole

For the next 5 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I am posting my portrait of Anna Nicole Smith, born Vickie Lynn Hogan. She was a model, actress and television personality, raising to popularity posing in print ads for Guess jeans and later marrying oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall. Anna died in 2007, from a drug overdose in Hollywood, Florida.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

Victoria Beckham

For the next 6 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I am posting my portrait of English singer, model and fashion designer Victoria Beckham. Known as “Posh Spice” she rose to fame with the Spice Girls and now is recognized as an international fashion icon.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

For the next 7 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I’m posting my portrait of Mariah Carey, who became famous for her five-octave vocal range and chart topping songs of the 90’s. “One Sweet Day”spent 16 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, which is the longest running number one song in US history.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist..
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

Ashley Judd

For the next 8 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I’m posting my portrait of Ashley Judd. The daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd, her grandfather is of Sicilian decent, and she was raised in Kentucky, where she spent most of her young life. Ashley attended 13 schools before college, tried modeling, and had her film debut in 1992, with a small role in Kuffs. She went on to appear in over 30 films. Double Jeopardy is still my personal favorite.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

For the next 9 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I’m posting my portrait of Shannen Doherty. Best known as Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210, she went on to star in the TV series Charmed and has hosted several other TV shows during her career.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

For the next 10 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I’m posting my portrait of Meg Ryan. She landed her first role in 1981, and it wasn’t until 8 years later she played the role of Sally Albright in “When Harry Met Sally,” which earned her a Golden Globe Nomination.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

For the next 11 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I’m posting my portrait of Jennifer Connelly. She started her career as a child model, and later won an Academy Award for her performance in Ron Howard’s 2001 film A Beautiful Mind.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.

Celebrity Portrait

For the next 13 days, I will be sharing a different celebrity portrait that I have painted, along with their celebrity photo.

Today, I’m posting Italian-American music queen Madonna. She has kept us entertained from signing on with Sire Records in 1982, and she’s still going strong with her most recent appearance at Art Basel earlier this month. She has sold more than 300 million records, and is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time.

For more celebrity portraits, go to www.hollypicano.com .

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About the artist…
In her years of practice, Italian-American artist Holly Picano has explored beauty and desire through images of female faces. Studying Visual Communication from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Picano incorporates a commercial feel to her images of women. One of the artist’s most notable pieces is a red headed Ms. Behave, created for the Peachy Canyon Winery wine label. The recipient of an Artist Enhancement Grant from the State of Florida, Picano continues her commitment to the arts through her paintings of female faces.