A tribute to art and lifestyle of a renowned American singer-songwriter, composer and artist Thomas (Alan) Waits.
The piece communicates visually the musical influences of Blues, Jazz, Vaudeville and experimental industrial tendencies which are all characteristic of Tom Waits.
The composition also tries to emphasize the symbolic elements of his lifestyle, American dream, culture, grunge, …
All of the suitable visuals corresponding to Tom Waits were carefully chosen and later reworked in sketches and other artworks.
Acrylics and mixed-media were ultimately used to capture the raw expression and authenticity of his character on canvas.