• additional view of artwork by Beth Louella
  • additional view of artwork by Beth Louella
  • additional view of artwork by Beth Louella

Self Portrait, Silver and Purple


United Kingdom

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Size: 6 H x 4 W x 0.1 in

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Art Description

Drawing: Graphite, Paint, Ink and Metal on Paper.

Self Portrait, Silver and Purple is a mixed media piece currently not for sale as it is in an exhibition. I am particularly interested in women and strength, here the harsh jewellery, angle of the face and lion's mane quality of the hair give an overall impression of strength and power. I have been exploring identity and absence in my work (especially my graphite based pieces), hair is often a significant identifying feature so here I have left it blank. The blank / white hair and other elements in the piece give it an ethereal quality which links with another reoccurring theme in my work: the spiritual.

Keywords: portrait, purple, silver, spiritual, strength, strong, woman, self portrait, piercings, ethereal, face, lioness

Subjects: People

Styles: Portraiture, Fine Art, Realism, Expressionism, Illustration

Mediums: Graphite, Paint, Ink, Metal

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