Man Of The Streets
Another new subject for me and a big challenge. I saw this photo of a vagrant who plainly pays for his booze by playing his trusty guitar. He had such a childlike and vacant expression, which I presume comes from years of heavy drinking and which I wanted to capture. Anyway, an interesting one for me to have a go at. There are quite of lot of mistakes in it, but I thought I would post it anyway as there are bits I am pleased with. Watercolour on Fabriano Artistico Extra White 300lbs.
About the Artist
I am a watercolourist first and foremost as I love the qualities of the medium, its riskiness and unpredictability. I started painting about 8 years ago and it has now become an integral part of my life. Hopefully, I will continue to paint into my dotage as I am given to understand that you can…View full profile