Bangladesh was the destination for our February Virtual Paintout.
I found beauty there, but it was also heartbreaking. Everywhere I saw the women and girls wearing colorfully beautiful clothing, yet there was obvious poverty. The villages and parts of the cities were so sad, yet there was beauty in the countryside.
An old gentleman, squatting with his hands on his knees, caught my eye. It was his hands... old, knobby and with a story to tell... that touched me.
Here is the original location of my painting:
And here is my painting, done from my heart in response to his Hands (can image to enlarge).