“Forest Queen” first appeared in my sketchbook.
I was inspired looking through my stash of papers, and my new line of stencils. Dots in a Row is especially evident in the background.
After getting everything blocked in, I did some reverse painting on the background, and started adding papers, like a lace print paper napkin for her dress.
Picking just the right papers is a difficult task!
I added pattern with my own hand carved stamp. Gold paint makes the design on the dress.
Slowly adding more detail…
I used gold ink and a dip pen for detailing her hair.
If you are interested in this 15 x 30 inch canvas original, contact Tessera Fine Art Gallery at (316) 262-2435.