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acrylic, graphite, colored pencil & china marker on 36″x24″ canvas
It’s seems like it’s been too long since I’ve done a large painting. It felt good to go back into the studio, get my hands messy, and be focused on creating art for hours at a time. I posted a sketch of “Rebellion/Subversion” a couple weeks ago. A few things changed from that initial drawing, but the basic idea behind the painting stayed the same.
I think you could say I create dark and gothic art that sometimes has fetish or bondage overtones. Part of that is because I like that aesthetic. Another reason is that there is some symbolism and thought that goes into certain elements I include. The theme behind this is in the title. A collar can be used as control. However, people have the desire to break free of control although it can cause pain.
You can purchase a print of “Rebellion/Subversion” in my Art & Photo Print Shop. The original painting is also available for sale. Contact me for details.