I do most of my paintings for others, in this case I decided to paint something for myself. I have been missing my brother a great deal this Holiday season. He passed away earlier this year in January. I’ve had a few people pass away in my life before, but no one as close to or as dear to me as he was.
In February, I placed his ashes in the Ocean at private beach tucked away in one of my favorite locations. He and I had a favorite picture of the two of us. The image came to mind of what I’d like to see / or imagine how he’d appear if he were to really be at that beach when I visit ‘him’ there. This is what I came up with:
Reference image (taken from two pictures pieced together):
Here is a song I recently came across that brings him to mind whenever I listen to it. It was one of the songs I listened to as I painted this:
Living the dream as a full-time artist. I’m a Mental Health Advocate. 💚 A creator of realism fine art. 🎨 I’m passionate about creating Visual Comfort Art for the wounded, and inspiring young minds through my children’s books (Be Kind Books), to create a more safe and loving world with kindness.💕