The bicycle is the perfect protest vehicle.
It’s very nature, inexpensive and efficient, epitomizes individualism and freedom. A bike that you can carry into your apartment can take you hundreds of miles, without gas. In a country where fossil fuels and automobiles reign supreme, just using a bicycle to get around makes you part of the revolution.
This is my second study for a larger painting.
The study is based on a photo of a ride in Portland and there’s something about the energy of the rider raising his fist that caught my eye.
You are buying an original painting
I paint using gouache, watercolor, and pen and ink on Arches Hot Pressed 300 g/m2 Watercolor paper. The painting is 10" x 7" and is signed on the back.