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Frank Zappa by Raipun Frank Zappa by Raipun
A portrait I painted for my husband who is a big fan of Zappa. I read an intervieuw on the net where Zappa told how he was fascinated as a kid by the sounds and movements of a spinning toll. That is why I added the toll. Oil on canvas 40cm x 1.00cm
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DrowningInColours Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Little girls spinning curls.
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RuntOfTheLitter Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
SUPERB work of ONE of a KIND!

ROTL
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tmarshallwashere Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Beautiful stuff...
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imtheartisan Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
finally a real masterpiece :) just kidding.. all your work are outstanding...
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Air-swimmer Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012
This is absolutely magical, I'd try and tell you how good this is but nothing I can think of would come close.
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Raipun Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!!! :love:
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AnthonyBreads Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautifully insane like his wonderful music! I love Frank Zappa!
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rininci Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011   Traditional Artist
aaaaa i was just listening FZ and browsing your gallery and ... bum there he is
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Choochoomedic Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
Amazing!
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iamgabyepifano Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
All hail Frank. This is amazing (as is all your work). Truly stunning. :)
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LeahJay Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Holy smokes! This is amazing work. All of your work is amazing but I'm commenting on this because I love Zappa <3
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LVMysticmirrorsart Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
This is my all time favorite musician. While alive I had the distinct pleasure of attending nine of his concerts. This piece is just magnificent!
Be well
Luis
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Angelof9hopes Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2010   Traditional Artist
i really like this one, frank zappa is an awesome guiatr player and his son is doing the same as well cool artwork !!1
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CHIVI024 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
THANKS Mr. Zappa lives in his legacy his music
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Cold-Mountains Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
BEAUTIFUL!
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Ricmazsk Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
great!!
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DragonTreasureArt Featured By Owner May 16, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
That is an amazing portrait of the legend. Really nice composition too with the spinning top.
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sue119 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010  Professional Artist
The childlike wonder and soft colours in this painting made me gaze at it for a while.Once again,great detail and fantastic use of colour :D
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mjk-art Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2009
I love Frank Zappa! Nice painting.
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Gunslinger61 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2009
Got a chance to see him at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Maryland before he passes. You do tribute to a great musical genius !!
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Thenextyoshitaka Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2009
It's Frank Zappa Man.
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Artistic-dribbles Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2009
I think the colors your chose captures his "colorful" personality well.. hes so off the wall crazy yet down to earth and intelligent at the same time.

beautiful portrait and nice detail with the top and what you said about it. details like that make a piece.

also it cant be 1.00 cm. long. did you mean 100cm? thats pretty big. I nice sized painting.
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Sagistious Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2009
Its like you catpured the spirit of zappa
Very nice work!
:)
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somersetholmes Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2009
Wow1 such a superb portrait of Frank, Christiane :clap:
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Icewitchie Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2009
I just love this piece! Frank Zappa is one of my favourites to.

//Ice
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Lady-Twiglet Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009  Professional Photographer
amazing colours and a fab likeness for the awesome zappa!
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zAdziorrek Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Yeah, Zappa is a great musician. Wonderful works.
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VideoGamesSW Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful, and my dad loves Zappa, he even has his famous facial hair. I love my dad's soul patch. :heart:
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KatiraMoon Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful, I love the colors. :)
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Carol-Moore Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Beautiful work! I love the colors :clap:
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joeyv7 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008
Amazing sork :heart:
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joeyv7 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008
*sigh* If there was such a thing as a 'sork', this would be the best. I meant 'work' :blushes:
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theartyst Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
love the portrait AND the hair technique

Victor
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kayceeus Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
He shared an apple with me at the Shrine Auditorium in LA once. Great likeness I know your husband loves it!!
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Alychee Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008
Really fantastic =)


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Karmypu Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
so cool *ç*
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Jumprabbit Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
You might be on a tough sell on DA for this, I doubt the teeny-bopper anime emos will know who he is somehow..

Gets my vote however :D
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theartyst Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
ain't that the truth !! :nod:
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Jumprabbit Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
sadly it is indeed :(
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Julemus Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008
Great.
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j0rosa Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Aww, sweet... love the idea and colours :)
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annikamirjami Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008
oh wow! this is awesome! and Frank Zappa is one of my favourites, too! :)
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LittleFur Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2008
wow :)
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