Blue on Black.

A minimalist photo, though lots of texture and detail is visible around the blue in actual prints. This photograph is part of my collection exploring how I felt before and after back surgery -- sometimes in pain, sometimes resigned, rarely fun, and many times bored.

For this mixed-media artwork, I paint clear and viscous oils onto warped glass, photograph the subject through the glass, and then print the image onto an archival cotton-rag paper.