“It’s easy to get caught up in the illusion presented by those who once had good intentions but are now blinded by their own political agenda. It’s the inevitable evolution of someone who has a substantial amount of power. Don’t let the delusions of the jaded sway your optimistic vision.”

After about 3.5 months (roughly 110 hours) worth of painting it’s finally finished. If you want to see the whole process from start to finish you can click here.

The last 22 hours I spent just bumping contrast, cooling and warming specific sections of the painting and re-rendering areas that bothered me.

Oil on Panel, 30X40