ELYSIAN DREAM, 36″ x 18″, metal art mixed media, 2023
From Sketch to Metal Dream
I’m excited to share something new from the studio and a departure regarding my figurative metal creations. ELYSIAN DREAM started as a simple little sketch over a cold beer. I must have been drawn to the shapes because I sketched them several times over a few sessions before finally power grinding and sanding metal and beginning to paint. But once I got started, the artwork flowed like a dream.
Peaceful and angelic, Elysian Dream is a divinely inspired creation somewhere between the surreal and the abstract. Unlike my previous figurative metal works, my latest piece was created entirely from imagination rather than from a model as a reference, making her a bit more organic and spontaneous by design.