|"Goa" by Hilary J. England, oil on canvas, 16" x 20" x 2", 2015|
The skirt was hand-dyed by a local vendor (he used this as his sales pitch to me), and I was able to buy it for only 400 rupees, and the other objects are all symbolic of my time in India this summer. I didn't want to put too many items into the composition, as it becomes cluttered. There was already a wealth of interesting textures and colors to keep the eyes occupied, so that more objects were unnecessary.
I continued along with the same perspective as the others and will continue as the unifying format in series. I am looking forward to starting my new painting tomorrow :-) These are generally a little slower moving as they require probably a month a pop since I don't work on them steadily, but rather in sessions...I'm hoping as the weather gets colder, and I have less distractions outside, I will begin to get each artwork done a bit quicker.