r/therewasanattempt May 15 '24

to act happy about your Royal portrait.

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u/ZRhoREDD May 15 '24

Curious about the artist's intent here. Not a lot of GOOD ways to make an all red portrait. Are we burning? Is he bathed in blood? Is he Communist?

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u/NICEnEVILmike May 15 '24

Red represents all the blood spilled in the name of the British empire. Idk if that's actually the artist's intention, but I'm sticking with it.

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u/redsixthgun May 15 '24

That had occurred to me too