This is a depiction of an Oshun, an African deity. The goddess of love, prosperity, order and fertility.
As more and more time passed my thoughts about this painting changed again. When I felt like the victim in a relationship, the woman depicted in the painting became a pawn. When I felt powerful she became a queen. Over time my understanding of what I painted deepened from what it initially was (at the age of 15 years old).
In My City Blue Ink Art
Doodling flowers has always been a form of escapism for me. If I was in class or waiting for an airplane, I’d doodle flowers to pass the time. I’ve often wondered why my style hasn’t changed that much since high school. All the different drawing techniques I’ve learned since then and my mind continues to…