acrylic on hardboard
I am always excited when I get to use red in a painting, which is one of my favorite colors. I spent a lot of time on the background on this one. I know your probably thinking, "whatbackground?" Well I had a background of thin transparent red fabric with light shiningthrew it. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out how I was going to pull it off. Then Ipainted over it and everything finally felt right. The background and foreground weren'tfighting with each other anymore. I guess I should write about what is actually in thepainting since I just explained what isn't. I enjoyed working with this one, it had everything I like, from the rich red and black colors to the mask itself. I love masks and can't wait topaint my next masked figure. Their will always be a next masked figure.