Day 3, Elvis Costello


A great musician well captured. Nicely done

Thanks Alan. Yes he is. Please look out for my other music inspired portraits throughout Inktober.

Really like how you've painted this

Love the sense of determination on his face, well captured.

A work full of expression and emotions.

Thank you John and Lea. I have made some tiny changes to this since I posted it.i have put in the shadows

Shadows under his eyelids and toned down the highlights at the side of his mouth.

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Day 3, Bait. Elvis Costello reportedly wrote the song Temptation about the trappings of fame after seeing Bruce Springsteen in concert.

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Dawn Halliwell

I started painting in Jan 2016 after the death of my youngest sister. I found it great therapy and still do! I love experimenting with different techniques and media. I mainly work in pastel or oils for pet portraits, but I also enjoy doing ink portraits with the odd landscape thrown in for good…

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