Darker Backgrounds help the face to dominate the portrait, particularly
when the child is wearing a simple, medium to dark color garment.
A simple facial study can be very effective when a medium to
dark sweater or shirt is worn.
The delicate print of this dress still allows the face to dominate
the portrait ...
Coveralls present a classic look for boys or girls, and the portrait
is particularly appealing when cute little bare arms are revealed.
... but it is harder to focus on the child when clothing is too
A casually styled portrait can have a timeless quality when the
play clothing is selected from "basic" styles such as jeans outfits.