MILLEFIORI : "Nautilus in the Forest"
Signed and numbered limited edition of 15 prints of each sizes. Printed on Somerset Velvet 100% rag museum quality paper, with archival pigment inks rated to last over 100 years. Each of the prints is signed and numbered 1 to 15 and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
The Nautilus shell, the simplest most harmonious continuous and oldest life form on the planet, blends through osmosis with the chaotic asymmetrical and vital life force of the neighboring forest.
In this series Titled Millefiori. I sculpted a virtual three dimensional seashell,
I used my own photos and paintings and painted the surface of the object to reflect its background.
As one of the earliest traditional painter to embrace the digital media, (Image de Synthese.) I work with professional imaging software, not as a medium to emulate techniques of the past, but to the contrary as a medium that opens the door to new horizons of artistic expression by surpassing traditional techniques.
The digital media allows limitless possibilities of color relationship and color subtleties which do not exist in traditional methods, as this painting shows, that is why I often compose combine and bring forward my traditional work to be enhanced by the digital media.