Subject Tags: adventurous, rustic painting, southwestern art, wilderness, demons, expressive, great outdoors, hyper-real, statement, popart, nature-inspired, adventure, mancave, gifts, unique art, rosegold, blacks, creams, browns, beiges, impressionism, chains, original painting, surealism, country, deer, hunting, dark beauty, hipster, modernliving, power abstract, textured, mixed media, mixed media, animals, skull
Size: 12"W x 12"H x 2"D
Year Created: 2016
Ready to Hang
We are chained to fate, the moment we are born we age, we age gracefully or in our own ways. Yet we will one day leave this world and our legacy behind us. How we link those chains of life is up to each moment we live and how we choose to live them. I take this dark yet true theory and bring in a different perspective, even a beautiful creature can be made into something we can behold with wonder in a raw form.
I painted each line with small brush strokes on the deer skull no pens were used, and added a subliminal texture of natural earth tones. Topping it off with chains I use to make jewelry which are adhered with a special adhesive so they have staying power thy of brick and mortar.
This piece is on Gallery wrapped / heavy duty archival quality canvas, wood frame profile. Professional frame construction with kiln-dried beveled stretcher bars.
The edges are not painted but can be upon request.
A UV-resistant gloss varnish has been applied to help protect and preserve the artwork. This is 100% original work and not a print furthermore no copies will ever be produced. The piece will be signed upon purchase on the front.
**** Please be aware that photos are taken with a 100W Equivalent Daylight (5000K) A19 LED Light source and the tones may vary based on viewers screen and or device color settings.
I was born and raised in Corona Del Mar, surrounded by the artistic world that is Southern California. I never ended up going to school for art as sometimes life changes directions. I did find however that painting had chased me and caught up reminding me that once it's in your heart you can never leave it. So I began to create.....