It is a favorite because our parents looked so happy in the back of that (probably snazzy) old coupe. Mom looked like a star with her dotted scarf and round dark sunglasses. It was likely taken in 1941 or '42. Dad's naval hat in upper right sets the tone and time of the photograph while Mom's dress and smile sets the carefree attitude of a day away from problems.
Over the past two summers I have tried to paint a portion of this. It is still on the work desk. Maybe this summer it will be completed. Or not.
She does not need too much detail; perhaps defining the lips and making the glasses smaller. Of course the hands need work. We shall see.
As usual, linking to Paint Party Friday. Last week there were 123 links!