Hello I finished my painting for art that I was talking about!
|painting Nelson Mandela|
I painted Nelson Mandela, so I call my painting Madiba.
During making this painting I had some challenges such as: trying to fill everything up with colour. Also a challenge was that we could not use pure black or pure white. On the painting I have some white but it is mixed with a little black you can see the white on the flag and on his shirt.
I think my strengths are painting with a little mixed colours. I think my weakness is drawing shadows such as on the small island on the painting. I solved this problem by mix the yellow with a little purple and that made it look like a real shadow!
I show his identity by putting the South African flag on it. I also show the prison on Robben island where he was locked up for a lot years.
There is also one thing else: his shirt is black and white and that represents prison and black and white people.