I also have a time-lapse video from creating this piece you can watch here: youtu.be/TG-vTDJn_V8
I am one of those that created a portrait of David Bowie on the day of his death," she says, "I have never been so moved to express my gratitude for a person's existence (whom I don't even know personally) upon their passing as I was for David Bowie. He was the embodiment of visionary genius. There are musicians, actors, singers, writers, and artists, but few manage to cover the amount of creative ground that he did and in such an influential way. While painting this portrait, I listened to his new album 'Blackstar' on repeat, interpreting the lyrics as his final farewell. The process of painting his portrait became a method for grieving his loss and I came out of it so appreciative of him and his extensive contribution to the world.
The original piece measures 7" x 8" and was painted in watercolor and gouache.
Love the painting--It's a great tribute to a great artist. Beautiful work, as always.