Bampi with Bed Hair

Meg, Age 17

  • Painting
  • Oil paint on paper with palette knives
  • A2 portrait

This piece captures my Great Grandfather Russell who was 86 when he passed away. Each morning he would wake up and before anything else he would smoke a pipe full of his favourite tobacco - St Bruno. This picture depicts him with bed hair and taking his first puff of the day- as was the norm for most South Wales ex mining folk!