I’m excited to introduce Contemplazione II. This piece was created within a few days of the first Contemplazione; if you asked me to choose between them, I could not. While each is charcoal on newsprint, I photographed this piece with various filters over the flash (rather than the lens).
The black and white image replicates the original art in the truest sense, but the colors I managed to achieve have given new and distinct lives to the original art beyond my wildest expectations. The colors vary from vibrant to soothing and, in the case of the image that I am calling Gradient, suggests a story beyond the frame….