But it is the exuberant explosion of life quality that I wanted to capture in my drawing. I filled the page with radiating, pulsating patterns of energy emanating outward from within the plants. A decomposing dead shorebird in the shadow of the tree is the source of specks of silvery luminescence mixing with the dirt and lifting off into the air.
|Sarah Smith installing her new drawings|
|The main, central drawing is 38"x50" and the entire installation is 76"x50"|
The medium is ink on paper.
|Rachel Ruysch's oil painting from 1716|
See more of Sarah's work at: http://www.sarahasmith.com