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Bee Safe Organic Portrait

$400.00 USD

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About 22.5”X18.5” including painted frame

acrylic, oil? on canvas

The "before shot" shows a crude arm and flower, which I had already added before I remembered to take a photo. 

This was an odd portrait to begin with - a very masculine guy with a flower hat.  I amped up the masculinity with a chiseled chest and the femininity with a crowd of flowers. Then it occurred to me that where you have flowers, you also have bees. So I gave the subject a bee beard. And to keep the bees safe, since they are having so many problems lately, I made the painting organic! Then I hid the text in the flowers. It says, "Bees hide in Jack's organic portrait from neonicotinoid pesticides!" 

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