Boxing matchacceptable violence

Abstract painting | Boxing match
Bert Ernie is a BAMF and you had better not forget it. Actually he is a complete and utter lunatic who happens to be handy with a paintbrush.
Bert Ernie actually did some boxing back in the day.
But he was terrible at it. So he started training to be the doughnut eating champion.
Dimensions: 30x43cm.
Painted: 2008.
Materials: Acrylic on MDF board.
Availability: For sale $40 unframed. $200 framed.

The story behind Boxing match

This portrait is a recreation of one of the boxing matches that I fought as an amateur fighter. I was matched against a far more experienced opponent called “Omar the Destroyer.”

Let me recount quickly what happened. The fight started with me dancing lightly on my feet, trying to avoid getting hit as Omar charged forward trying to connect with one of his massively powerful punches. Slipping past the flying fists, I constantly taunted Omar with a constant stream of remarks about his intelligence and his hygiene. Eventually, the first round came to an end, and we each retreated to our respective corners.

My coach then asked me to go to stage two of the plan. I nodded a quick yes – I knew I had the skill, and power, to emerge as the victor. The bell rang, and both of us charged into the center of the ring. My coach had told me to fight with the idea of throwing the quickest left jab I could and follow up with a strong right hook to my opponents face. And then to repeat it. Over and over. The first few combinations were fended off, but eventually, my sheer skill and speed overwhelmed poor Omar – I proceeded to smash the brutes face to a bloody pulp.

With exquisite skill, I have depicted the final blow that ended the fight and sent poor Omar sprawling to the canvas with this lovely work of abstract expressionist art.

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Wall mockup view of abstract painting – Boxing match

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I am Bert Ernie.
I paint beauty and madness.