For this week's round-up the theme is "portraits". I've picked five works featuring portraits or faces.
First up "Black Gold" by Igson. I can't remember where I first saw this, but as soon as I did I fell in love with it. She looks quite regal, but at the same time she's giving a pretty fierce side-eye as if to say, "Don't try me!".
|"Black Gold" Poster|
Next, "A Female of Past - I Admit". The artist says that is a portrait of an old love, though if asked by a current girlfriend, he says that it's Rosario Dawson. I like the use of green ink - it has something of a comic book or graphic novel feel to it.
|"A Female of Past - I Admit" canvas print|
This next piece reminds me of one of my favourite pictures of myself, where I was sitting in much the same pose. I like the way that the subject is relatively sharp against the much softer background, and the artist has captured the sheen and drape of the silk material beautifully.
|"Portrait of a Woman Reading a Book in a Comfy Chair" Art Print|
This lady reminds me of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin. Her eyes really pop against the muted tones of the rest of the picture.
|"Ambre" metal print|
Finally, another piece by the same artist behind the book-reading woman above. This "Classic Portrait of a Woman With Flowers in Her Hair" reminds me of Cuba and the Caribbean for some reason. Perhaps the remnants of some movie imagery that I've seen along the way.
|"Classic Portrait of a Woman With Flowers in her Hair" poster|
Which do you like best?