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.

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