A man of faith

Weihbischof Otto Georgens_23x15
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Very good, has that benign saintly look.

What a wonderful portrait - this man exudes warmth. The way you have captured the different textures is excellent and that lattice reflection on his forehead is masterly!

A kindly jolly face, wonderfully portrayed.

This is super Detlev! Lovely attention to lighting on his face and forehead.

A beautiful portrait Detlev. Your attention to detail is admirable, especially the reflections and light on the face.

What a lovely portrait. He looks like a interesting character. You’ve painted him very well- lovely details and light.

Fabulous portrait that has captured the face of a man who just oozes warmth and kindness.

Very well painted Detlev

good portrait - you're very versatile.

This is a wonderful portrait, such a happy, warm, kind face.

Terrific painting Detlev. Love the style.

A super portrait, beautifully painted, conveying character and personality.

Excellent portrait!

Thank you all so much for the many wonderful comments - I am honoured. The assessments of the Bishop's personality are absolutely spot on. He is a warm-hearted and above all humorous person with enormous charisma. I was allowed to photograph him on a hot summer's day for a publication and this is how the photo was taken which is the basis for my watercolour.

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13/09/2021
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Portrait of Otto Georgens, Auxiliary Bishop of Speyer // Watercolour on Hahnemühle Sketchbook "Carnet de Voyage", 15x23 cm, 188lbs

About the Artist
Detlev Bucks

Hi, I am from Germany and I live in the Palatinate, a beautiful region in southwest Germany very close to France. I work in the ad industry since my graphic design and illustration studies in the 80's. Painting is my second area of activity. My main sources of inspiration are the woodlands and…

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