Artists around the world have said that creating portraits of the Queen is a way of “showing love for her”.
Queen Elizabeth II’s magicians have been produced in a variety of mediums, including ballpoint pens, pencils, and paints.
Nino Angelo Orosco, 20, an architecture student in the Philippines, spent two days creating a unique drawing with a ballpoint pen after hearing the news of the Queen’s death.
“I was really inspired by the Queen, so when I heard the news, I felt sad and made this piece just to pay my respects,” he told PA news agency.
“I am a Filipino artist and really a huge fan of Queen Elizabeth II.
“I chose to create a picture of the Queen because I really love my grandmother and the Queen gives me a great picture of what a good grandmother is like.”
He added: “I am very inspired by the Queen’s dedication and service to the people.
“At her age, His Majesty continues to work and serve.
“The Queen is an inspiration not only to the UK but around the world, we will miss her so much.”
Neil Gardner, 46, an artist from Leicestershire, said: “I really respect the royal family and I think the Queen is a wonderful person – 70 years of loyal service, even performing a part. herself just two days before her death.
“I don’t know anyone else who can do that.
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“She did everything with such dignity and she seemed to make sure that everyone she met felt more important than her.
“For those reasons, I wanted to dedicate a painting to her and at the same time portray her beauty and regalness.”
Mr Gardner, who often paints cars and planes, said drawing people was “a bit” out of his comfort zone, so “drawing the Queen was exhausting”.
He had previously started creating a picture of the Queen to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, but found it “too scary” and stopped; however, now he plans to finish it.
Mr. Gardner added: “Art is a great way to give thanks for a few real reasons – it’s personal, people put their time and heart into a piece while facing with a lack of confidence to create what they hope is worth it. theme they are honoring. “
Ajidahun Ayomiposi Henry, a student in Nigeria used a pencil to create a portrait of the Queen.
The 21-year-old said: “We all know the Queen is a remarkable and highly respected monarch who has politically contributed to the growth and development of the world. , even for Nigeria, she is someone who cannot be forgotten.
“She deserves to be honored, I like her and I am a fan.
“That’s why I chose to appreciate and dedicate that piece of art to her in my little way to show my love for her.”
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/artists-around-the-world-create-tributes-to-the-queen-41991394.html Artists around the world create a tribute to the Queen