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Tonyjazz
07-20-2010, 10:24 AM
I guess I'm on a portrait kick this month. After 2 pretty women, tried to challenge myself with an older man for a portrait. Somewhere between sadness and wisdom with a hint of desolation and kindness...................
1 layer, oils, knives and air brush. AR SP.............TJ

pat1940
07-20-2010, 10:34 AM
Tony, this is a wonderful portrait, the mustache and beard are so good, I like it a lot:):):);););)

marcialsj
07-20-2010, 11:21 AM
The guy looks like he is starving, and the red eyes of old age and strain really give impact. So sad.

Lee
07-20-2010, 02:04 PM
Dear Tony, very touching!!! true resignation and time-worn, beautiful!:)

Mairzie Dotes
07-20-2010, 05:17 PM
Tonyjazz,
Yes, I do see wisdom and even more, the sadness. His eyes,
oh those eyes seem to move my very soul. He is silent but
has much to say. Then begs the question ... who then will
listen? Gripping, tender and amazing artistry here! :)

Jasminek
07-20-2010, 11:45 PM
I agrre with Maizie that those eyes are very expressive. Those eys say a lot and could be interpreted in several ways depending on experience. Great job.:)

Tonyjazz
07-22-2010, 01:46 AM
Thanks all for taking the time to look and comment on this piece. I am continually impressed with the amazing power of AR3 to create art...............TJ

kenmo
07-22-2010, 02:42 AM
Impressive work..... Looks so much like a real, traditional oil painting....:):):)

coops
07-22-2010, 05:41 AM
Such an expressive face and so well painted Tony. He looks wise beyond time trying to tell us all something.:)

Lima
07-22-2010, 11:17 AM
Tony, you outdid yourself here. This image, for all that it contains and suggests and encourages thought, is exquisite. A masterpiece. Congratulations.

Sketchism71
07-22-2010, 06:17 PM
A moving portrait full of wonder and emotion. Very well done Tony!