First Holy Communion

United States

Size: 18 H x 24 W x 1 in

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Painting: Oil, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite and Charcoal on Paper and Other.

It is May and my brain was fixated on this rite of passage of every Catholic school child everywhere - the sacrament of First Holy Communion. I worked on this painting in multiple layers which obscure hidden secrets and symbols. It is mostly in oil over acrylic, with subtle gold leaf inlay, charcoal, graphite, ink and woodcut imprints.

Keywords: Catholic, Markmaking, Gold Leaf, Chalice, Soft Colors, Sacred Art, Spiritual Art, Pastel Colors, Religious Art, Abstract, Marks, Mystery

Subjects: Abstract

Styles: Abstract, Abstract Expressionism, Conceptual, Expressionism, Fine Art

Mediums: Oil, Acrylic, Ink, Graphite, Charcoal

Materials: Paper, Other

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