After I finished this it reminded me of the artist Bjork. It’s probably as close as I’ve come to coming to the Visionary Art aesthetic so popular in Seattle and around the country these days.
For this painting, I was inspired by Japanese erotic prints, vintage Playboy magazines and flower catalogues. I looked at Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam for her outstretched hand. See full painting under 2017 work.
A three hour session creating the sepia layer in my first try at sfumato, an Italian renaissance painting technique that Leonardo and Rembrandt used. We’ll see where it goes from here.
Don’t Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016
Portrait with Mirror and Vancouver Skyline, oil and glitter on canvas, 50 by 45 in. Emilia Kallock 2016
Portrait of Nathan from live sitting, July 2016
I painted this portrait from a sports article in a newspaper. This person struck me as particularly beautiful, so I titled the piece, “Beauty”. Oil on resalvaged old growth cedar shingle, 7 by 5 in. Emilia Kallock 2016
Paintings documenting a beautiful get together of people creating and celebrating art.
This painting can hang from either of the four sides- it was painted with the intention of being viewed from the direction chosen by the viewer. Over time I’ve noticed that a percentage of my pieces fit into this category – I’ve added this symbol next to my signature to specify those that can:
Can I Get a Fuck You, oil on board, 20 by 16 in. Emilia Kallock 2016