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“A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” – Oscar Wilde

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  • MoonlightLover
    MoonlightLoverover 2 years ago

    Your depiction of one of my all time favourite writers is wonderful Jovan. xo

  • Thank you Annie, I hadn’t done one of Oscar in awhile and I thought it was high time I did. I’m going through my Belle Époque phase again. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • solarbear
    solarbearover 2 years ago

    Wonderful portrait and quote. I actually see a bit of Gene Wilder in there too.

  • Lol! There is a touch of the Gene Wilder in this depiction. I used to love Gene Wilder especially in the original “The Producers” with Zero Mostel. What a classic! : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • queenenigma
    queenenigmaover 2 years ago

    I am also a dreamer like him (-:
    Beautiful art, my dearest gummy bear.

  • Count me in too Queenie, as Oscar Wilde used to say “we are in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars!”. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersover 2 years ago

    Beautiful work and words, xo

  • Thank you Anna. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Mooreover 2 years ago

    Terrific piece. I like the obvious hash shading, color washes, and stylized vignette. The perfect quote.

  • Thank you Frannie, I wasn’t so refined with this, so my approached was looser and free. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • Mui-Ling Teh
    Mui-Ling Tehover 2 years ago

    A very fine work here; the expression is great. Love the limited palette where everything is drawn in black, and the only dabs or hues added are those of night and day.

  • Thank you Mui- Ling, I wanted to use a looser style and I like exploring the limited paletted where you need to be more careful with composition and weight.

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • madvlad
    madvladover 2 years ago

    nosegay?no all gay, but one hell of a writer and act,john, you did him justice as always

  • He loved his nosegays Walt! As I was saying to Annie, I haven’t depicted Oscar for awhile and I’m going through that Belle Époque stage again which is one of my favourite periods in Art History. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • Loui  Jover
    Loui Joverover 2 years ago

    there is something quite earnest about your depiction of this important cultural and social figure great job John

  • Hence “the importance of being earnest!” Loui. Thank you my friend. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMover 2 years ago

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    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!.
    You have been featured in “THE PEN & INK CORNER”

  • Thank you Lisa, you’re my favourite group on RB. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedover 2 years ago

    06-30-12 Congratulations!
    Your outstanding work has been featured in ART UNIVERSE
    Please click the banner to comment on your permanent Feature page:

  • Thank you Kira. A pleasure to be featured again. : D

    – John Dicandia ( JinnDoW )

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