While taking a kayaking break for some lunch at a restaurant on the Intracoastal Waterway, I noticed how the scene reflected in my wife's sunglasses was enhanced by the color of the rims. I had been looking for a way to combine the genres of landscape, portraiture, and still life in a new way and this struck me as a perfect combination.
I painted the original in pastel on panel 36x48. It won Best In Show at an international painting competition open to all media, including photography and digital art.
Christopher Reid is an internationally recognized artist that paints everything from portraits to landscapes to wildlife. Reid paints in pastel, acrylic, watercolor, and charcoal. His style has been described as “contemporary realism with an emphasis on color and depth.”
Chris was born in South Africa, but moved to the US with his family at an early age. There he studied art at the famous Savannah College of Art & Design. He founded an advertising firm to pay for his college and worked in graphic design for many years before returning his focus to his true love of fine art. ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.