This is a pyrography (wood-burning) handmade art-work in combination with shallow carving.
The arwork is protected by lacquer.
It's a art-work from the series of artworks that I've started in 2008.
The name of the series of my works is "Portraits of musicians"
... Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician and composer. He was sometimes referred to as "The Genius", and was also nicknamed "The High Priest of Soul".
He pioneered the genre of soul music during the 1950s by combining rhythm and blues, gospel, and blues styles...
Fire and acrylic