MERMAIDS: I love mermaids, who doesn't!!!? see my SEAWOMEN page. I have this saying....if you ever need to make money as an artist, make naked women! I know its a bit sad....naked men are just as cool to me in my living room- see FORESTMEN. But most of our society seems to deem women and only certain kinds of women apparently, beautiful.
This week I am taking a break from sculpture to paint a mermaid commission for my aunt and her beach house.
We were talking one day and found we both liked the same mermaid artist Victor Nizovtsev. So I began to paint this one. She is only about 5 layers in but its been great fun! I am not a professional painter but love stretching out into that field and learning new challenges.
She will have 22k gold scales in her last firing and a custom built frame. I will post pics of her when finished next month.