Tuesday, April 18, 2023

New Art: Portrait of a Mother


"Portrait of a Mother"
©2023 Kevin Wasden

Digital Painting in Procreate

Fine Art Prints Available

Artist Statement

As an artist, I have always been drawn to the power of the human spirit, and few expressions of this power are as profound as the love of a mother for her children. This painting is a tribute to the countless mothers who have sacrificed their time, energy, and love to raise their children with patience, dedication, and unwavering devotion.

The central figure of this painting is a symbol of the strength and resilience of mothers throughout history. She is depicted with a halo, a symbol of her saintly and selfless nature. The halo is a recognition of her sacrifice, of her endless capacity for love and nurturing, and of her dedication to her children.

The mother in this painting is not a passive figure. She is depicted as strong and determined, with a gaze that is both loving and fiercely protective. She is a warrior, a protector, and a nurturer all at once, a testament to the multifaceted nature of motherhood.

Through this painting, I hope to recognize and honor the sacrifices that mothers make every day. It is my belief that the world would be a better place if we all recognized and celebrated the vital role that mothers play in shaping our society, and I hope that this painting contributes to that recognition.

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