This is a series I am working on, yet to be titled, stylized portraits of muscians who have died, past and present.
I'm incorporating lyrics from my favorite songs into the composition. The Purple Rain lyrics are in the background of this piece.
Ultimately it's fan-art because I love these artists, it's a tribute to them and somehow I feel closer to them by creating these images.
I always listen to the particular Artist's music and try to find out as much about them as I can during the process of creation.
I was lucky enough to have seen Prince at the Sydney Opera House just weeks before he died, he was absolutely amazing - as always.
This is what it sounds like...
VERSION 01: type to small, background colours lack contrast, princes face to contrasty/dramatic