Given that it is Holy Week and Good Friday is fast approaching, I have been at work on a Deposition of Christ. My friend and fellow LA artist J have been in a bit of a duel, each tackling this well known subject. I’m eager to see what he comes up with, this is my offering, a watercolor on paper,clicking upon the image enlarges it for detailed viewing.
Descent from the Cross, I
watercolor on paper
11 by 14 “
My intention was to capture the unimaginable grief of those who had born witness. J and I had stumbled upon an early Renaissance gold-ground image in which the attending angels were painted black. That really stuck with me, how unimaginable the loss, that even angels who have seen it all could not control their grief.
I started another Descent yesterday morning, this is the scribbling in…
I am back in class ( English Comp 1-c) and as usual overwhelmed, hence my cobwebbed studio.
If I do not post before, Happy Passover and/or Joyous Easter!