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Wednesday, 30 December 2015 11:02

Medieval Story

This painting was inspired by my keen interest on medieval manuscripts and their illustrations. Apart from their visual beauty, i find fascinating the resemblance between comics and these illustrations as they both try to tell a story with visual means.

Here, I try to tell a story also. A story with a more or less clear political message and a medieval aesthetic…

I used acrylics as the painting has many small details that would demand great amount of time if I used oil colors. However I must admit that I'm not fully satisfied with the blue color of my skies (as trying to graduate from white to dark blue the paper got wrinkled by the amount of water)

Because of the gloss varnish I wasn’t able to photograph the painting so well. I have added a different version in the gallery –the actual painting’s colors are somewhere between these two versions. 

Additional Info

  • Medium: acrylics on paper
  • Size: 50 x 70 cm
  • Date: 2009
  • Availability: Available

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