ambivalence by Vansk

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Never thought to upload this one as an actual artwork, until a friend asked to see it larger. What I like about it, is the expression is open to interpretation. It is many things at once, (sadness, determination, subordination, deep thought) and at the same time, none at all.
Also went for a renaissance-style chiaroscuro effect on this one…


  • Michael Alesich
    Michael Alesichover 7 years ago

    Really like the lighting and the colouring, Reminds me almost of the night watch painting, just with the lighting and the skin tone. Don’t know why.

  • Paul Louis Villani
    Paul Louis Vil...over 7 years ago

    Fascianting work so full of emotion! Very “texturous”, well done Vansk! :D

  • Robert Knapman
    Robert Knapmanover 7 years ago

    This is pretty damn good. I love the two virticles – your neck and the colour edge – takes me to another plane and emphasises the multiple realities and interpretations. Great shot!

  • jetsta42
    jetsta42over 7 years ago

    looks absolutely brilliant, good thought to upload

  • hollowviolin
    hollowviolinover 7 years ago

    wonderful image. and i agree with your statement. so many elements to it and the chiaroscuro has definitely added a wonder mood to it.

  • minoanphotography
    minoanphotographyover 7 years ago

    I adore the lighting in this piece, What is she thinking about? Youve captured a motion and feeling in this that many will relate too. The light around her eyes and ears drops beutifully, and the lips are red and lush! Good job Vansk!..:)

  • Eric Kyle
    Eric Kyleover 7 years ago

    Yes I can see the lot vansk ,this portrait tells me lots of stories the longer I look at it, filled with emotion & beauty. Exellent work Vansk.

  • Kitsmumma
    Kitsmummaover 7 years ago

    Simply stunning. Love the colour in this.

  • Paul Vanzella
    Paul Vanzellaover 7 years ago

    Sensational – you have certainly achieved that chiarascuro feel and look. You should be very proud of this shot, the light and mood are perfection! Great work!

  • Sharon Hammond
    Sharon Hammondover 7 years ago

    Sensational work

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