I like this portrait because, first of all, it uses the Rule of Thirds by places the eye near the intersection. Also, it focuses specifically on certain features of the face: eyes and freckles. The hood and hair in eyes brings mystery also.
COLOR EMOTIONS IN PAINTING---------------Powerful Paintings by Andrew Salgado - Andrew Salgado is a Canadian artist based in London. His powerful, colourful portraits are focused on themes such as identity, sexuality and convalescence.