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New mythological acrylic painting on cardboard…the cardboard actually came from the lid of a pizza box that was in the recycle pile in the garage…
Head of Venus, 2012, acrylic on cardboard, 18″ x 18″ approx.
This is a new tondo (circular painting) from a series I’ve been working on recently. The circular format forces me to reconsider the picture space.
Morning Star, 2012, acrylic on circular canvas, 20″ diameter.
Here are some versions of the Pietà (Italian word meaning “pity”, here referencing the image of the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Christ). It’s a traditional religious subject, & while I’m not a religious person, I find it a poignant image to work with. Here are some of my versions:
Above, Pietà, 2011, brush & ink on paper, 23.5″ x 18″.
Above: small study in ink & acrylic on cardboard, 8″ x 5.75″ approx.
Above: Head for a Pieta, 2011, ink & acrylic on paper, 14″ x 11″ approx.
Above: Pietà, 2010, ink & acrylic on cardboard, ink & acrylic on cardboard, 11″ x 8.5″ approx.