Sun Child #1 by Michael  Shapcott

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Acrylic, Graphite, Oil 2008

Michael Shapcott is known for his daring color palette and emotionally charged portraits. His work deals with highly detailed graphite underdrawings which he then paints with colorful washes in oil and acrylic paints. In addition to painting, Shapcott creates art videos that track the process of painting a painting and show his unique style of working.

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  • Ariane
    Arianeabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful, enigmatic – great use of colour and symbology – tribal, wistful, futuristic and sophisticated all at the same time.

  • Imber
    Imberabout 6 years ago

    Love it!!

  • msdiddles
    msdiddlesabout 6 years ago

    beautiful work! love the eyes

  • Shadi N. Saber
    Shadi N. Saberabout 6 years ago

    Amazing work!

  • kathibook
    kathibookabout 6 years ago

    It is very art deco in both colour and design. Ariane’s analysis is dead on. It is very primitive while at the same time very modern. The overwhelming feeling I personally get when i look at this painting is hope. There is a look of such hopefulness in the child’s eyes….I needed this today, thanks Michael. Another amazing painting! Bravo!

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardabout 6 years ago

    Fascinating painting,unique and beautiful.

  • mycharliegirl
    mycharliegirlabout 6 years ago

    Really liking your limited colour scheme, very effective! And you have done an amazing job combining your mediums! Great paining.

  • Marie Magnusson
    Marie Magnussonabout 6 years ago

    this is amazing, great colour scheme and nad very prophetic, an enigmatic child bringing hope

  • Kaitlin Beckett
    Kaitlin Beckettabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful…I love the oranges and blues together. And the delicate patterns!

  • Sienna
    Siennaabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful work. You can look at that for hours with the beautiful eyes and illustration.

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