Clearly an example of an innate talent, rather than a learned skill? The intricate details on the elderly gentlemans face, the lady being splashed by rain, the images are sharp, detailed and defined, its truly remarkable You can almost 'read' their facial expressions. Over Just 3 years?
Hong Kong Artist, Mark Allante, spent time, living in London, and Sydney and his watercolors were influenced by different cultures. He was said to have been passionate about Art, since his early childhood, and this is clearly evident in his paintings. The evolution of this highly gifted artist, is the most fascinating and intriguing.http://www.marcallante.com/about
There is a belief, held by many, that the 'eyes are the mirror of the soul' The Artististic development of these eyes, are reminiscent of that saying
the first looks sketchy at first glance, but on closer inspection the attention to detail is powerful, the contrasting colors of the second seemingly makes the figures spring out, capturing all the attention
This is quite intriguing- notice how the lady's face becomes swollen and sad- seems to be symbolic of a happy child, to a lady with a slightly pained, sad expression- to a lady who seems overwhelmed emotionally
this is interesting with, the face more detailed and clearly defined in the second painting, but the coat is less defined than in the original
There are only slight differences, but this is fascinating
Similar to Allante, this Artist was clearly gifted at a very young age.