This is a bit of a heartfelt portrait for me as it is of my 7 year old grandson, Noah (always called Noah Bear), who is having a bit of a tough time lately and has been confused, sad and fearful at times. Although the photo I used didn't really show these emotions in him, I seem to have woven them into the expression on his face. Perhaps I have done this unconsciously because I am so close to him and I wasn't able to paint his portrait without including something of who he is.
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