Roman Portrait 101

Roman Portrait 101

Mixed media on ceramic tile
Size: 12″ x 12″ x 1/4″
First in a series
Inspired by: Roman Portraits, Ludwig Goldscheider; photographs by Ilse Schneider- Lengyel. Portrait of an Immolator, about 50 B.C. Rome, Museo Vaticano, Phaidon, 1940

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Shell frosting

Shell frosting

Mixed media on travertine
Size: 4″ x 4″ x 1/4″

I am playing with these images (this one, and the two below), Picasa-style. The shell paintings themselves are luminescent pearl and soft thalo gold set against bone white stone. When my photography skills catch up to my painting abilities, I will show you how they really look. The website for Bedrock Art is scheduled for grand opening in three weeks. Stay tuned!