Acrylic on Canvas Board….this is a portrait, I did a while ago, of my husband…

So much is taken for granted on a daily basis and I want to bring to the forefront colour, vibrancy, frequency, pensiveness, wonder, reflection, action and energy through my passions.

My art is how I interpret the world around me, it is how I see this life – a palette of unbelievable colours and a sea of energy. The potential every living thing has and the knowledge that everything is a manifestation of a Divine essence is, in itself, pure magic.

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  • AtaAlishahi
    AtaAlishahiabout 6 years ago

    love the colors and brushwork :)

  • Glad you like it, thanks Ata!

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • Lee Wilde
    Lee Wildeabout 6 years ago

  • Thanks for the feature, Lee! :)

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • Alma Lee
    Alma Leeabout 6 years ago

    excellent work!

  • Thank you, almalee!

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • dani05
    dani05about 6 years ago

    Yes, great brushwork, I love how you painted the blue shirt!

  • Thanks, Dani ;)

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • Arletta
    Arlettaabout 6 years ago

    Cute hubby; neat painting of same. It’s almost .. hmm .. well, okay, I don’t know whose paintings it reminds me of, but, of someone very, very famous. grr I hate it when my fingers are working overtime and my brain’s gone on strike.

    Anyway, I like the style.

  • Boy is he cute! We’ve been married for 12 years and he just keeps getting cuter…lol…don’t worry, today it feels like my whole body has gone on strike ;)

    This style was very influenced by one of my favourite artists, Van Gogh – perhaps he was the one you were looking for (if not just go along with it…please……)

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • shanemcgowan
    shanemcgowanabout 6 years ago

    tis a fabulous image….cherie, tis You girl..))Hahahahahahahahaha

  • Ah, thanks, Shane. This is a painting I did of my husband when we were first dating!

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • Impressionism
    Impressionismabout 5 years ago

    i favourited this before commenting, this is fantastic!!
    Magnificent work Cherie, outstanding!
    Van Gogh style indeed ~ my first impression when i first saw a thumbnail of your painting immediately drew me in! a beautiful work of art
    Please add this lovely artwork to our group

    Impressionism Café
    We have several group challenges open for entries, this painting would be an excellent entry in our challenge “Portrait of a Man” :))

  • Thank you! I will add it asap…. :)

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • Aartistic
    Aartisticalmost 5 years ago


    Congratulations Cherie fantastic painting !!
    10 April 2010

  • Thank you so much! :)

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • sky   princess
    sky princessalmost 5 years ago

    great job

  • Thank you! :D

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 5 years ago

    For the Feature. Great Work
    Mary

  • Thank you so much for the feature! :)

    – Cherie Roe Dirksen

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