Monochromatic Portrait of a Semi Nude Man with a Mustache and a Muscular Build, 9x12 in crayon, watercolor on cotton paper by Kenney Mencher


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Monochromatic Portrait of a Semi Nude Man with a Mustache and a Muscular Build, 9x12 inches crayon and watercolor wash on cotton paper by Kenney Mencher

This is an original work of art NOT a print
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When I first made this figure drawing of this almost 70s looking guy who could have been at Stonewall or at the Gay Rights protests of the late 20th century, I planned on just leaving it as a more linear style study of his torso and face, but, as I worked on it, I felt like the contour line quality needed to be activated or contrasted by something to set the edges off. I thought about using a pattern but felt that the more abstract was of gray in the background would set off the semi nude figure more.

This black and white or monochromatic watercolor painted with shades of gray of a young muscular twink is cropped to create interesting composition by cropping the figure and working with the edges of the picture plane to create an asymmetrical and interesting composition.

The paper that this is painted on is called Rives BFK, which is a type of heavy cotton printmaking paper that won't degrade over time and should hold the color really well for at least fifty to one hundred years without fading, especially if this is framed behind glass.

The size is a standard US frame size and can be framed inexpensively. Try buying a frame on the net.

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