Sketchbook Entry: Prince

I was recently commissioned to do a thumbnail (preliminary work) for a Prince painting!  I love Prince so this was a no-brainer!  Purple Rain is my absolute favorite, then maybe  Darling Nikki,  or When Doves Cry.  And of course no playlist should be without Kiss, Lets Go Crazy, and I Would Die 4 U.

That's just my opinion!

 

His artistry is an inspiration to me and the only man I'd ever refer to as a Diva with the utmost respect.  Check out the progress below, reference from Prince's 2nd studio album and the one that began his legend!

 

Drawn thumbnail for Prince by Johnny Perez
Prince sketchbook thumbnail by Johnny Perez

Whats your favorite Prince song?! Let me know in the comments and please share with me what Prince meant to you.

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 I would call myself a Jack of all Trades, but mostly because I'm interested in many areas of art if not all!  I graduated with a BFA in Fine Art from the University of North Texas with a focus on Watercolor.   I always had dreams of creative writing, and in 5th grade I wasn't too bad!  Art clearly won out for my attention, but writing will always have a place in my heart!

What better way to write, I say,  than to share a blog, and practice my second love while talking about my first! With that said, I hope you all enjoy my ramblings and please hit me up with any questions.  :D  Contact me!


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