Sunday, January 10, 2010
Nude with Owl
Nude with Owl is roughly based on "Odalisque" by Ingres for the positioning of the model, painted from life. For the past five years, I have been practicing life drawing/painting and became interested in the nude as the subject for a series of paintings, deriving the settings from dreamscapes and local landmarks. Several of my other paintings from this exploration are set in the Public Gardens.
I am eager to get back into this work following completion of my last few illustrations for The City Speaks in Drums by Shauntay Grant.