A bust of a lady surrounded by foliage reminiscent of a jungle. She is painted purely in hues of blue and the paper surface used is leaf green. The style is a kind of cubism like the African masks of Picasso with a Fauvistic blue.
It is one of a current series I am working on at the moment about Womanhood, Motherhood and family issues.
There is a primitiveness about the artwork which relates to nature itself, Mother Nature. The image evokes a deep natural impulse, a simplicity we may yearn for. There's lots to be said for reducing the human form down to geometric simplicities.
Acrylic paint on paper