Early picture of Whitney by john pawson

Early picture of Whitney

Painted on 14x16 watercolour paper in watercolour. This is my painting of a fantastic icon of a woman singer. may have tried but no-one has matched her individual style. And where was her true life bodyguard? when she clearly needed help and I don't just mean in the passed couple of years. A beautiful talent lost.
stunning portrait
over 5 years ago
A beautiful tribute John, gorgeous expression and the skin tones are superb.5*****
over 5 years
sensational portraiture John you can almost feel her warmth cheers Cazz
over 5 years
Great power in your brush strokes which gives the essence of this Diva's strenght in character and of her voice. Excellent job!
over 4 years
Beautiful and sincere regards Jane
over 4 years
Great style for a great woman, well done John
over 4 years
Beautiful tribute John, love your style and the skin tones
over 4 years
Very lovely portrait of Whitney beautiful tribute John
over 4 years
Beautiful eyes
over 4 years
Wonderful work on this true Icon John.
over 2 years
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john pawsonI'm now knocking on the door! I have always had an interest in art. I'm fascinated by all forms of art. Especially some of the old masters and English country scenes in particular. I have no formal qualifications and managed to resume my interest after we went to live in France. I would have liked to have pursued it earlier in life but my parents told me Ihad to get a proper job. I continue to study books and websites to learn new techniques.
I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and was worried that my painting would be affected but apart from some stiffness I manage.
I really like this website.
HELP! I finally got the proper foil varnish, just to find out that the silver has already tarnished.... now what do I do? Is there a way to "polish" it?
This is superb dear Sonja. I have seen many of your other paintings now and came to the conclusion that I have got to spend more time to study all of them.... view answer
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