Friday, February 03, 2006
The Picture of Dorian Grey
This is the drawing for my third thesis painting. I absolutely loved this book and the content was too good not to illustrate it. I love how the story forces us to look at ourselves and our own demons. Especially coming from where I come from, I realize that beauty is king and can sometimes let you get away with murder. It's interesting how a book written over a hundred years ago still, for the most part, reflects our society and vanities. As far as the painting goes it will be pretty dark except for his skin which will be pale and ungodly. Madam X is a good example of what I'm going for. For those of you unfamiliar with the story by Oscar Wilde (and I know that's a lot of you) I highly recommend it.