My regal ancestor, from a few millenniums earlier !
I saw a beautiful photograph of an alpha male orangutan. The hair and the beard struck me as being a definitive part of the beast's character. Had a really regal look befitting of an alpha male of his tribe. It took me some time to think of how to paint him. The only thing I have changed is the angle of the eyes which are now looking straight, not downwards as in the original. I hope i did justice to him !
About the Artist
I paint landscapes and abstracts in acrylics, oils and water colours. My favourite style is impasto as it creates beautiful imagery and depth exploiting the richness of the paints thereby producing a pleasing tactile surface. Landscapes convey peace, tranquility and considerable warmth. I often use…View full profile