This mixed media drawing celebrates the cultural heritage and identity of an African American man in traditional headwear and outfit with a black background celebrates the beauty and richness of African culture.. The artist uses markers on watercolor paper to create a striking portrait that blends realism and abstraction. The subject’s face is detailed and expressive, revealing his eyes, nose, mouth, and beard. His hair is styled in dreadlocks, adding texture and volume to the drawing. He wears intricate jewelry, such as beads, rings, and a pendant, that reflect his ancestral roots and personal style. His attire is colorful and patterned, featuring a red and yellow shirt and a blue and green scarf. The background is composed of bold strokes of various colors, creating a dynamic and emotional contrast with the subject. The drawing conveys a sense of pride, dignity, and strength, as well as a connection to history and culture.
Domonique Brown is a contemporary pop artist from Pomona, California. She uses vibrant colors and bold strokes to create illustrations that celebrate diversity and empowerment. Her work has been featured in Forbes, LA Times, and Target, among others. She is also the founder of DomoINK, an art and decor brand that promotes inclusivity and positivity
King is Black
Markers and Acrylic Paint on archival museum grade paper