Mexican folk and American pop art are not the only major aesthetic influences in my art. I am also drawn to the natural lines and subjects of the Arts & Crafts movement of turn of the 19th Century (as well as to the writings and arts of the fin-de-siècle). For the last year I've been meaning to do some paintings inspired by this era - mostly florals - but in my own style. I finally started!
Anyway, it's late. I'm tired, the gel medium is drying... Why don't I just show you what I've been up to over the last few weeks?
It's almost finished & I'll be sure to post about it when it is (there are already people asking for the prints). I intend this piece to be the first in a series of four - I even have the preliminary idea sketch for the next painting (pomegranates) done and am ready to start to the color study/sketch.