Wednesday, September 26, 2007

el venado

Title: El Venado
Size: 11x14
Medium: Mixed
This painting started as a demonstration on techniques and quickly turned into a "healing" piece. I would add color that unintentionally would be covered. There came a point of letting go, of allowing the symbolism and the grey colors to take over. Latinos will likely understand the symbolism, though this type of work does not have to be understood except by the person healed. Ironically, a gentleman came by the studio and was drawn to the painting. He said he had to have it and I have to let it go.


  1. This is a powerful piece! Love the subtle palette and the mystic integration with realism. namaste Elis.

  2. Congrats - it is awesome - I love the muted tones and the symbolism behind the piece. The fact that it took over says 'it was meant to be'! Wonderful