24" x 24"
acrylic and gold leaf on plywood
48" x 60"
acrylic, silver leaf on fiberglass
|I created the Nazarene Cipher over the course of seven years. It stands thirteen feet high and six feet wide and features one hundred and eighty-six illustrated panels. It was constructed using a number of unique materials including wood, Paper Mache, sculpted clay, costume jewelry, glass, stone, metal, pearls, animal hide, and gold leaf. The work is dimensional and juxtaposes flat, painted surfaces with raised, sculptural elements, some lifting two inches or more off the surface.|
Background: Born in Paris, raised in London
Art Education: Florida State University (M.A. Studio Art)
Current Residence: Los Angeles
Preferred Medium: Acrylic on anything
Interview with skeegoedhart
Interview with skeegoedhart :iconSkeegoedhart:
Thank you for taking your time with the interview for AllArtSupport.
AllArtSupport Hello Skee, please tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you discover your passion for Traditional Art?
skeegoedhart Hi Eve and fellow Deviants it's a pleasure to talk to you. Art was just something I always did - I was fairly reclusive as a child and spent a good deal of time on my own, writing and drawing. I developed a cartoon character named 'Tooth' that featured a trouble prone, goofy kid with massive front teeth who always seemed to find novel ways of having them smashed out. These simple, yet viciously, twisted skits gained a modest degree of notoriety at school and I amassed a small but loyal following, which helped feed not only my ego but my desire to create. Throughout my school years my best classes were always art and creative writing and that pretty much set