When I’m 64  by C J Lewis


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© C J Lewis. Oils on stretched canvas 24”x 24”.

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This was done as a take on the Beatles song “When I’m 64” as I was inspired by what looked like two elderly people in the photograph (below) that gave me the inspiration to paint this work. The other faces depicting masks they may have worn as younger people.

You can view progression shots of this and other paintings I have been doing for my solo exhibiton here


Below is the photograph I used for the inspiration for this painting.


c j lewis artist, conceptual art, fine art, fineart, ncs, original art

1975-‘78 Worked at Phillip Baxter Photographic Studios.
1978 Studied Fine Art at East Sydney Technical Collage (now National Arts School).
1980-1984 worked at EMI Studios 301 recording studios – I also write lyrics & compose music.
Many solo & group exhibitions over the years.
1995 won Highly Commended award from BMCAC.
Poetry awards from Int’l Library of Poetry & works published.
Works in private collections worldwide.
Lived, worked & studied internationally from 1978-’87.

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  • Judi Taylor
    Judi Taylorabout 5 years ago

    I can hear the song playing in my head as I look at this. I think it needs a drum beat as well (hint hint) … :)

  • lol … thanks Judi … love that song too. The drum … hmm … with the latest events happening my life I may have to forgo the drum for a while :(

    – C J Lewis

  • navybrat
    navybratabout 5 years ago


  • Thank you Joham … appreciated. Hope you are well :)

    – C J Lewis

  • robpixaday
    robpixadayabout 5 years ago

    I love the expressions sooo much!!!

  • Awwww … thank you Rob … appreciate the fav too :))

    – C J Lewis

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...about 5 years ago

    Will you still need me………………
    will you still feed me………………..
    oh no…………I am almost there………………
    when I’m 64……………….

  • LOL … I’m not far behind you there KJ … good song though :)

    – C J Lewis

  • tkrosevear
    tkrosevearabout 5 years ago

    I’m so excited for ya sis, got fingers and toes crossed ;) xoxox ♥

  • Hi sis .. thank you. Am onto #6 now … smaller works, faster to paint … so hopefully should get them all done. Hope you are well … will email you soon :)xoxoxo

    – C J Lewis

  • blamo
    blamoabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic expressions on the faces

  • Thanks Tone … I still have to wax varnish it … then will change the pic, hopefully to one a little more focused too … lol

    – C J Lewis

  • Claudia Alves
    Claudia Alvesabout 5 years ago

    fantastic work Chris!!!

  • HI Claudia … thank you … appreciated :)

    – C J Lewis

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful work Chris!! :)

  • Hi Keith … thank you, appreciated :)

    – C J Lewis

  • Alessandro Pinto
    Alessandro Pintoabout 5 years ago

    brilliant work… gorgeous image !

  • Thank you Alessandro … also appreciate the fav :)

    – C J Lewis

  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...about 5 years ago

    Wonderful painting sweetheART delightful portraiture ;} happy hippy hugglez

  • HI Val … thank you. Am getting through my quota for exhibition … slowly … lol :)

    – C J Lewis

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