*© 2011 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved
My visual hommage to the late, great Bessie Smith, the ‘Empress of the Blues’.
When I was working as a professional musician, I used to sing Nobody Knows You When You’re Down Out – it became a signature piece my repertoire. But nobody can sing it like Bessie!
Thanks to Canadian artist Constance Widen for sharing the photograph from which this is painted in digital oils.*
Tech specs: Photoshop, Filter Forge, Filters Unlimited, Xero, ARKVIS
25% of all sales of this picture will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.
Original Photo: Thank you, Constance!