Queen Gugi

Project Description

What was your source for this piece? Other Tell us a little more about your inspiration. Drag queens in Key West What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. As a photographer, I first did many photo studies of Key West drag queens. Picked the phot I felt best depicted the personality of that person, then proceeded to paint. Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? My paintings have become more expressive over the years with help from several mentors. This piece has won a "Best of Show" in a Florida competition. Several others have also been shown in juried shows, What advice would you give someone starting this project? Work with your subject. Get to know them. And have fun.

What you will need

  • Oil Paint

Q&A with Deb Rode Kik

dweir7342012643 asked:
Beautiful painting!
Deb Rode Kik answered:
Thank you! I had lots of fun painting the drag queens in Key West.