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Self Portrait in Crimson and Black by ThanasisTzortzis Self Portrait in Crimson and Black by ThanasisTzortzis
Painted Sketch Oils on Paperboard (A4)

When you have no models to work from life, the best choice is a self portrait.

This is supposed to be a colored study for a self portrait on canvas, I have no idea when and If, so I hope you like it.
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artbyfieldsofsage Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wonder how long it took you to paint this self portrait.  Do you go back to it, over & over again, for days on-end ... and then wait long months for the oil to dry?  I love everything about this painting.  The pensive gaze is what draws me to the painting ... it makes me wonder what you are thinking, contemplating, remembering.  The dark crimson makes it feel as though it is a cross between The Scarlet Letter and something akin to subjective royalty, as if the man in the painting intended to scale a throne but fate intervened and denied him his birthright.  Or maybe the worn pages of the book that you've read so many times has finally given up it's secret to you.  And is that a pillow on your right?  I don't know if the man in the painting is accustomed to creature comforts or perhaps he's content with just a few material possessions, just enough to assure that he can function creatively and intellectually in his world.  I think what I'm trying to say is ... this painting speaks volumes ... and I'm certain it tells a different story to every pair of eyes that fall upon it.  
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xxAgonisticMiseryxx Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing. I can't paint that well....
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ThanasisTzortzis Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Yes you can and better than that if you put plenty of time to it.Thanks for the compliment btw.
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xxAgonisticMiseryxx Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I will attempt to have your determination and perseverance then.
And your welcome.
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kayjensen Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Photographer
[link] 2012 feature here :thanks:
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ThanasisTzortzis Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I'm so honored, THANK YOU SO MUCH MY FRIEND!
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