Size: 16"W x 20"H x 0.75"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
This 16" x 20" original painting, entitled "hexoculus" features a captivating stacked portrait with six eyes, two noses, and two mouths. This unique face is comprised of colorful shapes and patterns in reds, aquas, blues, purples, and greens. It is highlighted in shapes of bright golden yellow, spring green, as well as pastel blues and violets. It is shadowed in deep blues and harnessed with black outline. The pattern continues into the background and the whole scene dances with patterns and waves of line.
"hexoculus" is meant to confront expectations in the human form, but does so in a way that is fun and modern. This unique painting on canvas is sure to be a focal point.
The original image is painted in acrylic with tight detail and care on a quality gallery wrapped canvas with 3/4" stretcher bars. The edges of the painting are finished so there is no need for framing. It includes a hangwire and is ready to hang with or without framing.
Blake Chamberlain has been painting for most of his life, developing a unique, unmistakable bold style that ranges from representational to surreal. Chamberlain's grant-winning energetic and colorful work has been sought after for murals at Women's Rights National Historical Park, the cover of books and albums, as well as Seattle alt weekly The Stranger. He has been commissioned for countless portraits and his original paintings have sold to collectors around the world. Overall, he is inspired by history, popular culture, literature, and the whims of his imagination. Chamberlain's hometown is in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. He currently resides in the Seattle metro area.