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Jack White by Cynthia-Blair Jack White by Cynthia-Blair
Jack White
Inspired by his recent Blunderbuss tour, with his favourite blue color. I've wanted to do a portrait with one of his hats, and this pose reminded me a bit of Clockwork Orange's Malcolm McDowell.
Dedicated to my friend ~GuitarLuv and all you Jack White fans!

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10x16" oil painting on Strathmore Mixed Media board
approx 10 hours time
ref photo used: [link]

there's wallpaper and iPhone sizes on my website: [link]
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Atnica Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013
Nice! Great painting. I can't believe how much he looks like Johnny Depp.
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ladyjart Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice my friend i so love your work..Hope your doing well..Miss our chats..:)
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Cynthia-Blair Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi Lady J, thanks!
I hope all is well with you, and your daughter and your new life...

I have been rather immersed in the challenge of digital painting, and work for clients, but I will get back here and post more new work soon. And I am not abandoning traditional, not at all...at the moment I am disciplining myself not to fall back on my tried and true techniques(traditional), and keep pushing out of my comfort zone. I know in the end it will all serve the same purpose: to be versatile and switch effortlessly between mediums when needed. :D

My daughter has graduated high school and will be headed to NYC for art school this fall at Parson's...so I'll miss her dearly but have lots more time (I hope) to be here :D
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ladyjart Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thats good to hear that you are busy..Me im trying to find a job..:(
Its hard when your ex would not let you work for 30 years..and now you 57
and no work history..
so it been tuff..
sam is going to be getting married next april 13 and so i guess i will be helping..
i really miss her..but its been good to be by myself..
some days i get a little sad tho..but all in all its been good to only relie on myself..
Well im glad your art is taking off mine is still not doing much..
i guess if you really want to sale your work you really need to do Digital..
i could never get the realisum with a sharpie..
Well take care it really good to hear from you..:)
Ladj
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LaurenHasCombusted Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
fantastic!! *dies of awe*
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:iconcynthia-blair:
Cynthia-Blair Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :hug:
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DariaDzyuba Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic!! His face is so beautiful!! :love:
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Cynthia-Blair Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
aww, thanks!! :hug:
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DariaDzyuba Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
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GuitarLuv Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Student General Artist
It's so amazing! I can't believe you can make him look so life like ^-^ and I couldn't help but smile that you dedicated this painting to me :D As always your work never ceases to blow me away. lol if you haven't seen his new music vid "shakin" check it out the concept is so cool :)
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