Heart of Gold

Acrylic, 2010

He has a heart of gold, some call him shakey. He spins his sermons on Sundays down in the farmers field, amongst the crops of golden wheat. A portrait of Canadian born music icon, Neil Young. The painting by Picasso, ' The Old Guitarist was used as compositional inspiration for this piece, with the pose, legs and feet painted in the style of Picasso's blue period portraits.