This is a coloured pencil drawing with melted embossed powder on 200gsm Coloured parchment card. This work is based on one of his own self-portraits.

The original has been sold when it won a prize at an “Ability Week” competition, in Bomaderry a few years back.

Featured in Alphabet Soup Group “Letter V”- October 2009

Top Ten in Alphabet Soup “Letter V” Challenge – October 2009
Featured in Impressionisn Cafe Group – December 2009
Top Ten in International Superheroes of Drawing and Illustration’ Group Mixed Media Drawing/Illustration Challenge – January 2010
Featured in Mixed Media Group – March 2010
Top Ten in Portraits in Mixed Media – Mixed Media Group – March 2010
Top Ten in Impressionism Cafe Members Born in July Challenge – June/July 2010
Top Ten in the Cer Ray Zee Artists with BiPolar Mental Illness Group Challenge – November 2010.
Featured inArtists with BiPolar Mental Illness Group Challenge – December 2010.


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I am a self taught artist from Australia. I write, paint, draw and sew! I have never been to Art School. I am on Google+ Twitter

My celtic letters are all my own creations and some originals are for sale. So if you see something that I still have the original textiles or fine art for sale, drop me a bubblemail!

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  • fesseldreg
    fesseldregalmost 5 years ago

    Instantly recognisable, very nicely done! You certainly do have ability! :)

  • Thanks Fesseldreg! He was for an art competition and was completed in about two days. It was nice to get back to freehand and a bit “loose” drawing.

    – Donna Huntriss

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityalmost 5 years ago

    I can see why this won an award- amazing work Donna, one of the best renderings I have seen on Mr Gogh xx

  • Thank Anita! I was lucky enough to have won AND sell the original on the day so it was worthwhile entering! I had a lot of fun with the embossing too.

    – Donna Huntriss

  • Josh Bowe
    Josh Bowealmost 5 years ago

    Superb rendition

  • Thanks Josh! NIce to meet you!

    – Donna Huntriss

  • Rainer Kozik
    Rainer Kozikalmost 5 years ago

    Great work – I too can see why you not only Won But sold as well. Good on you :))

  • Thanks Rainer! It was a very quick drawing and about 20minutes of heat embossing the gold powder for the background.

    – Donna Huntriss

  • Frances Perea
    Frances Pereaalmost 5 years ago

    Wonderful, very experessive!

  • Thanks Frances! It was modelled on Van Gogh’s own portrait.

    – Donna Huntriss

    BLYTHARTalmost 5 years ago

    Oh yes … you’re GOOD!

  • Thanks Blythart! This was one of my fave works and was a blittle bit sad when it sold – but only a little bit!

    – Donna Huntriss

  • Dentanarts
    Dentanartsalmost 5 years ago

    Very nice and cool work! Love it! o(~_O)o

  • Thanks Den’! I would like to do some more of the same ( a different take on an artist’s own work), but the garden is pre-occcupying me at the moment.

    – Donna Huntriss

  • pixel-cafe .de
    pixel-cafe .dealmost 5 years ago

    Great work! I love van Gogh:-)

  • Thanks Luiza!

    – Donna Huntriss

  • Sheila Laurens
    Sheila Laurensover 4 years ago

    The Best of V

    Congratulations ~ Sheila

  • Thanks Sheila and Alphabet Soup for the Feature!

    – Donna Huntriss

  • David's Photoshop
    David's Photoshopover 4 years ago

    Great image, well done and congratulations on being featured.

  • Thanks David! It is one of my drawings that came together quite quickly. Even though I have sold the original, I am very happy with the feedback it is getting. It is a very nice compliment!

    – Donna Huntriss

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