Francesco

A couple of days ago¬†Francesco came to the studio to visit prior to his return to New York. I really enjoyed spending time with him, with his easy calm temper and excellent cooking and I hope to see him again soon. I’m closely guarding two of his paintings for an exhibit at the local Hillcrest…

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Bombers x

Because of technical difficulties at the old site the blog will be here at http://gildedraven.com from now on. Please bookmark it.¬† I worked on the hermit in Bombers, painting a velatura skin and emphasizing the shadows between the rocks in the lake bed area. I think he’s wearing blue jeans, as many of my figures…

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Falling off ii

The reason I mentioned that my wife’s a Scorpio and I’m a Virgo is that I think the falling figure will be a virginal girl falling upward toward the Scorpio constellation. This one’s a mixture of dream and reality. In alchemy Virgo is said to correspond with Distillation and with the tarot card the Hermit.…

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