Illuminated Figure I
Pastel on Canvas - 80cm diameter.
Part of a new series of artworks that are drawn on to a round canvas and sealed with acrylic binder.
This artwork is ready to hang.
The artwork depicts a seemingly distressed man with his face blurred upwards, symbolising a sort of philosophical ascension or illumination.
The drawing was created using a range of black and white pastels, on a circular canvas. I choose to draw in greytone to emphasise the values, creating dramatic lighting and a deep atmosphere. The resulting image is realistic, yet expressive.