Revelations Picture

The main character in this painting I like to think of as the Queen of Hell. The tapestry in the background is based on the Angers Apocalypse Tapestry. This is part of a series I did for my senior BFA show, my theme was women in mythology.

I based the figure on a photo I took... I made the crown she's wearing out of wire and screws and fake plastic pearls! This is an oil painting - the surface is really impasto in real life. For some reason, I ended up using a lot of wax medium in this particular painting.

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