Since the early Renaissance portraiture has been a popular subject, due to increasing wealth and a high interest in the individual as subject rather than the biblical. With the artistic intent to portray personality and mood, portraits can allow artists to show off their own unique style.
“every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter. The sitter is merely the accident, the occasion” Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray
From the classic figurative portrayal to the more abstract ways of representation the portraiture by Bluethumb artists are truly unique and wonderful.