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And he smiles

     

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter..

and


Keith

A portrait isn’t a fact but an opinion – an occasion rather than a truth.

Two other color variations with subtle changes. Rolling Stones . Keith Richards – roots music are the inspiration to these.

A portrait, to be a work of art, neither must nor may resemble the sitter… one must paint its atmosphere. ~ Umberto Boccioni

you’re beautiful just the way you are

But there’s a hope that’s waiting for you in the dark / You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are / And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart / No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful

– Alessia Caracciolo, Andrew Wansel, Coleridge Tillman, Warren Felder

Many moods of James

     

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter..

and

A portrait isn’t a fact but an opinion – an occasion rather than a truth.

Here are four opinions of how color changes the mood in a painting.


James Dean

A portrait, to be a work of art, neither must nor may resemble the sitter… one must paint its atmosphere. ~ Umberto Boccioni

I see a lot of fog and a few lights

I see a lot of fog and a few lights. I like it when life’s hidden. It gives you a chance to imagine nice things, nicer than they are. ~ Ben Hecht

Keep your heart open to dreams. For as long as there’s a dream, there is hope, and as long as there is hope, there is joy in living.