Art – Clown Portrait

If I had to pick my favorite artwork I’ve done, I would probably choose this digital painting of a young lady dressed as a clown.  There is something I connect with , but I also just like clowns.  I always have.

What is she hiding behind all of that make-up? In my artwork clowns usually represent that awkwardness that so many of us sometimes feel; those moments were we feel like we don’t belong, or we want to hide behind a mask. Or maybe we desperately want that extra attention. Sometimes it doesn’t have to mean anything at all, and I just enjoy the bright colors.

Fine art prints of this artwork available here

Clown Girl Portrait - Angela Murdock