I want my figure paintings to not just be "pretty" but to engage the viewer with a story or through identification. I think this painting achieves that.
Asthetically it's about how a good gray can make other colors SING.
Acrylic on two corrugated cardboard panels, each 30X40"
Note: When glassed and framed a painting on cardboard looks like any painting on paper. The painting on cardboard idea came from Jamie Wyeth who trumpeted its attributes in a video I saw at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine last summer . Edgar Degas put ballerinas on cardboard. So I figure I'm in good company.
Here's one of my paintings on cardboard framed: