Drawing: Graphite, Ink, Paint and Metal on Paper.
Spiritual Boadicea Green 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 close up of the face and crown-like jewellery denote importance and strength. Boadicea, the famous Celtic warrior has many connections with violence, here the calm green paint in the background and the sitter's eyes give the impression of peace and tranquillity. The title 'Spiritual Boadicea' refers to the sitter being a 'spiritual warrior'. 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 along with other elements give this piece an ethereal quality.
Keywords: peaceful, beautiful, portrait, spiritual, strength, warrior, woman, Mixed Media, celtic, contemplative, Boadicea, green