Portrait of a Sadhu
Hand-Painted Portrait Painting of an Indian Sadhu
Series: Colourful Sadhus
Title: Sadhu IV
Artist: © Frank Wagtmans
Technique: Acrylic Paint on Canvas
Materials: Gesso, Acrylic Paint, Varnish
Carrier: 100% linen canvas of 430g/m² and medium structure on a stretcher frame of FSC wood. The canvas has a 3-layer primer and is universally prepared. The canvas is stretched along the back. Sides are painted along. No frame needed.
Varnish: High gloss with UV filter
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth): 150 x 100 x 4 cm (59.06 x 39.37 x 1.57 inch)
Exclusive: Only one copy exists
Vivid Portrait of a Sadhu: The painting captures the vibrancy and individuality of the spiritual traveler, particularly in the colorful beard and dreadlocks.
Expressive Brush Strokes: Various acrylic painting techniques are used, ranging from subtle strokes that add finesse to expressive, thick textures creating depth and dimension.
Craquleum Technique on the Edges: The edges of the painting are enriched with the craquleum technique, creating an artistic effect and adding a unique dimension to the artwork.
Neon and Fluorine Colors for Intensity: The use of striking neon and fluorine colors enhances the intensity, especially in daylight, contributing to a powerful visual spectacle.
Expertly Sculpted Paint Structures: Generous paint textures have been applied in certain areas, carefully sculpted to enhance subtle tactile perceptions of reality.
Harmonious Color Palette: A carefully composed palette, including purple, orange, brown, yellow, pink, green, and sienna, contributes to the overall harmony and composition of the artwork.
Sturdy High-Quality Canvas: The portrait is crafted on a robust 150-by-100-cm canvas with a thickness of 4 cm, ensuring durability and an impressive wall presence.
Painted-Through Edges for Direct Hanging: The edges have been painted through by the artist, allowing direct hanging without a frame, giving it a seamless and finished look.
ABOUT THE ARTWORK
This exceptionally vibrant portrait of a Sadhu serves as a captivating focal point in any space. The piece is an original creation, meticulously hand-painted with utmost care. Thick paint textures strategically enhance certain areas, lending an extra layer of realism. The entire composition is built upon multiple layers of acrylic paint, with specific segments adorned in neon or fluorescent colors, resulting in a visually intense display, especially in natural light.
The thoughtfully curated color palette encompasses shades of purple, orange, brown, yellow, pink, green, and sienna, harmoniously blended to create a captivating composition. Along the painting's edges, the application of the craquleum technique adds a beautiful artistic effect to the overall presentation.
Crafted on a robust high-quality canvas measuring 150 by 100 cm and 4 cm thick, this impressive Sadhu portrait boasts painted-through edges, allowing for direct hanging without the need for a frame. The artwork is meticulously varnished and personally signed, transforming it into not only a visual spectacle but also a unique, signed masterpiece for art enthusiasts.