The Ebony Bird Beguiling

Graeme Balchin

    • Oil on Linen
    • 50 x 50 cm. | 20 x 20 in. 
    • © 2016
    • Framed to 56 x 56 cm. | 22 x 22 in. 
  • The dark, the beautiful and the bizarre. Three elements that make the modern woman so powerful a subject to paint. Their endless desire to play dress ups has given me an endless expanse of subject matter to work with. Embedding their cos-play into environments that seem to evolve from the end of my brush onto the canvas. Like an extension of their fantasy, each painting containing a dialog built around the mood of the subject, evolving into an imaginary playground where the viewer can fleetingly flirt with the model. I call them, unreal realism, it could happen, but chances are, it never will. The fleeting thoughts of a flirtatious artist, captured for all to see.

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