Benjamin Cardoza – The King’s Blues

Artist: Benjamin Cardoza
Title: The King’s Blues
Media: Pencil and watercolors
Grade: 12th grade
School: Miramonte High School
Teacher: Erica Amundson

I made this piece to capture the emotions of B.B. King while playing the blues. I used graphite pencil and watercolor. It is a beautiful, pain-stricken explosion of feeling.