“Do not judge by appearances; a rich heart may be under a poor coat.” ~unknown ( proverb)
I think this is the very first “portrait” I painted. I wanted to practice doing a challenging face and as I searched through face after face online, in magazines, on signs, everywhere... I finally spotted it. It was a man on an old cd cover. I don’t remember the album name or musician at all and I should have taken note of it but knew that he represented someone who had been thru a lot in his life. The man’s expression and eyes intrigued me. The album cover was actually black and white and I took the liberty to add color. I painted the bright yellow under him to represent the true person that the heavy coat of life had covered him with, hidden from view.
I often look at this and wonder what could have made him so tired and weary looking? Would a smile have made his day? Would a meal have satisfied his hunger? Was he lonely? Did his family know where he was? Why was his brow furrowed and why was his gaze sad? Did he have many stories to tell or did he have memory of none? He reminds me now of the book and movie... "Same Different as Me". We truly are different but we truly are the same. Watercolor
The presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
Verified Secure Website with Safe Checkout
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
Buy art with confidence using the Wall Preview Tool. Choose a pre-loaded room setting or upload an image of your own, then adjust the wall color and size of the art product to find the perfect fit for your space.
Uploaded image needs to be 1500px x 723px for an accurate preview