New Orleans Tricentennial Portraits commissioned by NOLA Media Group and sponsored by JP Morgan Chase.
D. Lammie-Hanson was one of 12 artists commissioned to create 25 portraits of key figures in New Orleans 300 year history
"The Phases of W.E.B."
a portrait of N.A.A.C.P. Founder, W. E. B. Du Bois
commissioned by David Unger and Ettore Toppi, DUET Gallery in Great Barrington, MA 2018
This commissioned painting is called "The Beauty of Her Being". It was
inspired by my "Transcending into a Being"
Explanation breakdown of meanings
1. The Yellow/Gold/Sienna - that is the Divine Spirit working with you and constantly guiding your spirit. You will see that it is the Divine flows into everything you are in the painting especially your words that flow through your lips.
2. Purple/Magenta - that is your Cloak of your Divine Passion. Your pure passionate soul is transmuted into garment for the world to celebrate with you. Also the color of your lips says you speak with Passion
3. Blue - that is your Clarity and Mystery. The top half of your head is Blue and represents clear thoughts and consciousness. One eye is submerged in blue which looks mysterious which represents sub-consciousness. This brings you to a high level of truth. That means believe in your goals and dreams. It will happen in faith.
4. Green - that is the Earth being part of of your physical self in terms of Health and Strength.