Mark Tumber’s illustrations are renowned for their photo-realistic detail and texture. His artwork covers a wide range of subjects such as wildlife, celebrity portraiture and commissioned portraits which demonstrate Mark's incredible eye for detail. Mark is gifted in being able to see far more colour values than the average artist. For example, Mark has drawn over 360 shades of Grey!!
This artwork, depicting Keith Richards , is truly a masterpiece from the artist. The smoke, the eyes, the ring, the emotion....all captured in this work is so, so special. It took countless hours , from Canada's foremost Illustrator, Mark Tumber, to create this stunning piece of art.
Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder, guitarist, secondary vocalist, and co-principal songwriter of the Rolling Stones. Rolling Stone magazine called Richards the creator of "rock's greatest single body of riffs" on guitar and ranked him fourth on its list of 100 best guitarists in 2011. The magazine lists fourteen songs that Richards wrote with the Rolling Stones' lead vocalist Mick Jagger on its "Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list.
Richards plays both lead and rhythm guitar parts, often in the same song, as the Stones are generally known for their guitar interplay of rhythm and lead ("weaving") between Richards and the other guitarist in the band – Brian Jones (1962–1969), Mick Taylor (1969–1975), and Ronnie Wood (1975–present). In the recording studio, Richards sometimes plays all of the guitar parts, notably on the songs "Paint It Black", "Ruby Tuesday", "Sympathy for the Devil", and "Gimme Shelter". He is also a vocalist, singing backing vocals on many Rolling Stones songs as well as occasional lead vocals, such as on the Rolling Stones' 1972 single "Happy", as well as with his side project, the X-Pensive Winos.