and Italian Smalti on Cement Board
Dimensions: 6.5 "
x 10.5 "
peacock feather ... only Mother Nature
can come up with such a combination of colors and
shapes without the result turning out garish. This fancy
plumage has been depicted time and time again by artists,
and now I join the crowd.
flow of the feather's branches fluttering freely
in contrast with the lock-step direction
inside the focal eye: that is what pulls me in.
was used for all of the background and the majority
of the feather. The colorful eye required a little punch
of smalti glass to give this classic subject its due.
display December 17, 2015 - January 15, 2016:
City Arts Factory - Gallery 29
Piece by Piece: the Art of Mosaic (Orlando - Florida)