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    Contact weaverportraits@frontier.com
    Added 2018-08-24 04:20:57
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    Ben is an artist and friend of mine who showed up one cold and windy day to a plein air paint out wearing an old green cape.  Being a portrait artist and intrigued with the subject at hand, I asked if he would pose for me.   He agreed.

    I photographed him and later in the studio, painted him.  The cape gave an old world feel and the pose showed much strength of character, which, both was the inspiration for this portrait!


    Specific details

    Name of Artist: Sharon Emig Weaver
    Width (inches): 16
    Height (inches): 20
    Media: Oil
    Country: United States
    Painting Genre: Representational: Figurative / Other


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    Users' reviews

    Fabulous Portrait

    This portrait is a real stunner. The color scheme is just beautiful and so effective, with a strong use of complements: red and green, violet and orange, but at perfect subtle value levels. With everything obviously so well done, I am sure the likeness is excellent. However, what really comes across is the strong personality and presence of this individual. It's just great!

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    This really speaks to me. Well done!

    Just an amazing work of art.

    Amazing watercolor.

    Beautiful, can feel the quiet and almost a cricket.

    Beautiful approach - I feel the chill from the snow but the hints of the red background peeking through provide a lovely, warm contrast that's so inviting.

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