Acrylic, Oil and Colored Pencil on Hardboard
The third in a series with Lluna, the inspiration for water nymphs.I’d been working on this composition with no clear idea of direction, painting a shell shape into the middle and pulling out wings on the sides. Lluna had dropped by the studio to see the previous pieces and I asked her if I could paint her flesh back into a few places on this one as an experiment. That’s her belly button in the shell now, along with her ribs and shoulder blades and her hip. I was curious to see how the contrast of her actual print would look next to the way that I interpret her in oil. It’s an odd juxtaposition, one that I don’t this is quite worked out yet.