Thursday, January 31, 2008

Making Cloaks for Gentlemen

Here I have begun to work on the folding screen. It is modeled after a real one I found in a magazine.

Here is a portrait of a lady in green. I imagine she might be the mistress or girlfriend of the unfortunate gentleman. Or just a picture he likes to look at while he abuses himself. Perhaps he is only imagining she is reaching beneath her skirts? I don't know. I tried to make her head heart-shaped.

At last, a detail of the screen.


1 comment:

Niall said...

I adore the 'Lady In Green'..you should use her as the subject of another painting!!..maybe telling the story of her connection to our unfortunate gentleman.

Your work is definatly moving in a wonderfully rich and dark direction!!!