The seed image for this experiment was a memory of my father playing the violin. Dad loved music. He would conduct the radio when the Saturday Texaco Metropolitan Opera with Milton Cross would come on; he would play the violin with passion and the piano…. well, he tried.
Here is the first pass:
It is the general idea of a photo I once took of Dad leaning into his violin.
I added some color:
Here is the next stage with added features and shadows.
I added more music to finish off this sketch:
The seed image for this work is the memory of my father playing the violin, from a photo I took. The face I painted does not resemble my dad, it is a combination of full face and side view (showing the ear) of an imaginary may. The visual of the music is amorphous – all the ingredients needed for any music at all.