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pat1940
09-02-2010, 05:38 AM
Wrapped in red, is the color of sorrow, she is mourning for someone close to her, the leafy crown is to protect her from spirits and the brilliant red cotton cloth is called a kobene, speaks of her closeness to the deceased.
Done in oil and knife.........ref National Geographic

Jasminek
09-02-2010, 08:31 AM
Without words said, dear Pat, :)this lady is very sad. You have captured the feelings so well.:)

pat1940
09-02-2010, 08:40 AM
Thankyou so much Jasmine, that was my main goal to capture the saddness in her eyes, really appreciate you looking;)

Lima
09-02-2010, 08:55 AM
Well done Pat.

barnburner
09-02-2010, 09:00 AM
Superb job Pat! This is really well done. :)

pat1940
09-02-2010, 09:16 AM
Oriane and Barnburner, thankyou so much for looking and your kind comments;)

AT-TA
09-02-2010, 04:35 PM
You captured her emotion very well, Pat. And the skintone is good also.

pat1940
09-03-2010, 12:06 AM
Thankyou so much AT-TA appreciate your comments:)

Caesar
09-03-2010, 01:27 AM
She looks as glorious as an African Emperor!:eek::):):):)

pat1940
09-03-2010, 05:52 AM
Thankyou, Caesar, very much appreciated;)

jacktar51
09-03-2010, 09:00 AM
Hello Pat.... You did a great job on this one,a very stiking picture indeed....Jack.

pat1940
09-03-2010, 09:28 AM
Jack, thankyou so much for looking, I really appreciate your comments, coming from you it is a wonderful compliment as I love your artwork so much;)