As a native New Yorker, my love for the Notorious BIG runs deep. Behold my collection of paintings inspired by the late great rapper, Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, aka Notorious. All Original Artwork by Tessa Scheckner Dines
portrait of Biggie Smalls in acrylic paint
Portrait of Biggie Smalls based on iconic photograph Biggie (1996), by Dana Lixenberg for Vibe magazine.
Life After Death (Album Cover art)
Watercolor rendition of Biggie’s last recorded album, Life After Death (1997).
Born Again (Album Cover art)
Watercolor rendition of the cover of Biggie’s first posthumous compilation album, Born Again (1999).
King of New York,
Watercolor portrait of Biggie Smalls, the King of Brooklyn wearing his crown. Based on iconic photograph King of New York, by Barron Claiborne
Barron Claiborne took this iconic image of Biggie Smalls in 1997, just three days before the rapper's death. RIP.