Author: Sam Battaglia
This is an older image that when created, manifested spontaneously. A roar of disgust about the then recent cowardly attacks on September 11th. It reappears as barbarism and vicious heinousness must again be faced squarely, bravely, and be quashed and conquered. Slava Ukraini! Слава Україні! Героям слава! Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the heroes!
Reclining woman – Oil painting in Italian Umbrian and Sienese earth pigments with white accents. Oil on panel, 8.25×11 inches.
The next morning I saw the change that occurred in what the day before had been a freshly picked fig and leaf from my tree. The silver-point drawing remained as chronicler of nature’s rhythms. Silver-point is an enjoyable medium with which to draw although somewhat unforgiving. It is traditionally accomplished by using a small diameter…