Waiting For The GingerBread Man
I met Harvey and Lauren in 2019. They were sat outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square London. I got to know them both and learnt their story as to how they had ended up homeless.
I got the impression that they were clinging on to the only thing that they had left which was hope and they were waiting for something to happen maybe an escape from the tough and traumatic world that they were enduring.
What really hit me as I spoke to them both was who was going to come and help them?
I wanted to paint "Waiting For The GingerBread Man" in a realism style using oil paints on canvas. I wanted to create a documentary of the consequences of poverty.
I primed the canvas in red paint and started building the layers of the oil painting initially using large brushes and gradually decreasing the size of the brushes until I used single hair brushes for the smallest of detail.
The painting is professionally packaged and shipped within 5 working days and tracked and insured during delivery
"Waiting For The Ginger Bread Man" is an original oil painting signed on the front and professionally framed in a bespoke frame. The painting is unique as there are no prints.
The best quality oil paints (Michael Harding hand crafted oil paints) and the finest canvas are used. The painting will come with a signed certificate of authenticity
"Waiting For The Ginger Bread Man" was shortlisted for the 2020 British Portrait Award
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About the Artist
British artist James Earley is one of the worlds leading Hyperrealism Artists. James first came to prominence in 2013 when he was chosen to be a part of The Art Investors’ acclaimed 2013 “Seven Artists Exhibition”, this exhibition was held at London’s Strand Gallery and focused on 7 of the...