I have been working on this 42×42 inch painting for over a month now.
The stage it is shown in below is pretty far along, but not there yet.
It feels at the moment to be the first piece where I have incorporated many of the different styles I have been exploring these last 10 years;
the life energy paintings, the botanicals and the mandalas.
I am enjoying creating this piece. I had a vision for it at the beginning, but it is really taking shape as I paint it.
I have a better understanding now of what needs to be laid down first, and what will go on top.
Today while I was painting the idea of an allegory came to mind.
here is the definition:
I am not sure the meaning is necessarily hidden, but after awhile observing the piece I hope that a meaning will reveal itself,
be it moral, political or spiritual.