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Jimi Hendrix

By JeffLafferty
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Title: Jimi Hendrix
Size: 5” x 8” inches
Medium: Acrylic and colored pencil on illustration board
Year: 2009
Private Collection (Sold)

I absolutely love the way this came out. Not an easy piece to do, the lighting was complicated to say the least and getting the smoke to look like ... well, smoke took a bit of doing. In the end I think it was worth all the trouble. A piece like this one can test your limits but it also helps you grow and learn as an artist.
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danwind's avatar
Awensome Job on him, I loved it
danwind's avatar
Your Welcome
vinny53's avatar
I think this has turned out brilliantly. I know what you mean about the smoke, difficult to do especially with acrylics but you have done a great job.
JeffLafferty's avatar
Very nice, thanks
KosmoKOYOTE's avatar
Totally awesome!How did you manage to get so much detail in
such a small space?You sir are a talented artist!
jez-vaughan's avatar
Great, surprised your painting is only 5x8inches, it looks larger.
youthedesigner's avatar
Great work! We featured this on our blog: [link]
Melosine's avatar
You're welcome.
ElliottWall's avatar
This is excellent… reminds me of Bill Sienkiewicz' technique
JeffLafferty's avatar
Thanks, I love Sienkiewicz's stuff, hes a big influence.
Britt601's avatar
I love how the colors just pop against his skin! Very beautiful work!
excellent talent
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