John Lennon portrait (2017)
From my 'Psych Icons' collection.
Original A3 in size - Inks, pencils, book cuttings, coloured card and tie-dyed tissue paper.
High-quality A3 giclee prints available on FS Platinum Etching paper.
Limited edition run of 100. All prints signed and numbered.
Original portrait also available. Email dunstancarter(at)gmail.com for details.
There's a long list of music, tv and film icons in my head that I'd like to illustrate and Lennon's been swimming around in there for ages. So last year I decided to start my Psych Icons project by doing a portrait of him. I wanted him bearded and wise, like a psychedelic Galaxy man. His beard and eyebrows are book cuttings of stars shimmering in the universe. The tie-dyed tissue paper adds some nice texture and an old school hippyness to the piece, and the white suit is classic Lennon, setting everything off nicely. A3 prints of the portrait are also available in a white 20 x 16" mount and/or framed in a 20 x 16" black frame.