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The pain of cluster headache by agnes-cecile The pain of cluster headache by agnes-cecile
IMPORTANT: For ANY use of this image ask the permission to ARTe CLUSTER PROJECT (artecluster@online.de). 
 
I made this painting for a project about Cluster Headache (for info en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cluster_….
I was contacted by Al.ce Cluster Europe www.cefalea.it/index.php?optio… to create this piece of art for it to be exposed in their art gallery dedicated to such disease.
The coordinator of the forementioned association, Claudio Geraci, requested some paintings for him about the topic, where as the first painting was the burden, this is the pain.



Copyright © Claudio Geraci


Acrylic and liquid watercolor on paper. (100cm x 70cm)
video of the painting: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR8jGX…


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Critique by Jackisco Jan 24, 2012, 11:33:32 AM
As much as I love the message and the idea you are attempting to portray, I feel like the face is a little bit lost in the surrounding chaos; which I should note, represents the pain and anguish of cluster headaches brilliantly, through your use of aggressive brush strokes.

Firstly, I'd suggest trying a 50/50 mixture of brown and blue rather than pure black - this could give the piece a bit more of a bite and more depth. And you could maybe use a higher ratio of red to create a deep, dark, purple-ish tone.

Secondly; possibly starting on a washy ground, perhaps a mid tone of red like you have in the top right to suggest layers in both the piece and the degrees of pain for suffers of such mysterious disease.

Good job nonetheless! :D I'm an admirer of your work
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Critique by alevkov Jan 24, 2012, 11:39:06 AM
I love your work, I could watch it all day - that s a fact. Now days you ave to search for an critiquable work like for 20 minutes, but when it comes to your art every piece is worth taking some time. So, yes this is wonderful, realy well done. The face itself reminds me of a picture of Bob Marley, kinda brilliant job done there. The hair nd all other details are fiting the project s concept. Just the technique itself deserves a high rating, but the end product tops everything. Realy, i wouldn t be suprised if ya read somethere that other artists have found inspiration coz of your artwork.
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i loooovvveee this it has so much emotion in it. i saw it and it immediately stood out from the rest.
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