Here is an excellent acrylic example from Clayton Singleton: “…painted with layers of color covered with one “skin” color overlayed with an image of Obama with the Presidential oath written and scored throughout the image. I painted this after Barack Obama won the 44th Presidency. It was displayed in The Selden Gallery and published on January 20, 2009 in Portfolio Magazine.”
And from Clayton Singleton: “This acrylic painting on canvas was painted after seeing President Obama as Senator Obama on one of many Obama rallies in the battleground state of Virginia. I got to shake his hand and have my book signed at this particular event in Chesapeake, VA. cool guy.”
So, not only did I miss out on the Ugly Betty painting, but I also just learned about these two great paintings that were up for auction recently: “I call these ‘gold Obamas’ – Painted on a base of gold metallic acrylic, which gives the portrait a golden glow.” Individual images below.
Isaac Cherrie sends in a portrait that he is working on: “I wanted to capture the inspiration and strong sense of charisma that Obama gives off during his speeches. I am an A Level art student from North London hoping to study Fine Art at University in either 2009/2010. I would say that Obama has definetly given me more ambition to better myself as an individual.” Continued inside…