Securing Mortality

Uploaded on March 4, 2023

Title: Securing Mortality

  • Year completed: 2023
  • Height: 71 cm
  • Width: 35.5 cm
  • Materials: Acrylic Paint, Resin on Board

Price:

£200.00

Painting Highlights

In this painting, I’m playing with the hard lines and idea of the skull’s physical permanence and a reminder of our mortality with that of an immovable object such as a safe suggests. Appropriating the design and logo of this safe to stand for our need for security and self-preservation.

The skull icon returns to this original painting as a clean line image made using black resin. The opposite panel is of a design taken from an old safe box, also finished in resin. The base colours in this painting are made using airbrush colours by Vallejo Premium paints, which were then finished with an isolation coat, a product produced by Golden paints.

In this painting, I’m playing with the hard lines and idea of the skull’s physical permanence and a reminder of our mortality with that of an immovable object such as a safe suggests. Appropriating the design and logo of this safe to stand for our need for security and self-preservation.

The skull icon returns to this original painting as a clean line image made using black resin. The opposite panel is of a design taken from an old safe box, also finished in resin. The base colours in this painting are made using airbrush colours by Vallejo Premium paints, which were then finished with an isolation coat, a product produced by Golden paints.

Title: Securing Mortality

  • Year completed: 2023
  • Height: 71 cm
  • Width: 35.5 cm
  • Materials: Acrylic Paint, Resin on Board

Painting Highlights

In this painting, I’m playing with the hard lines and idea of the skull’s physical permanence and a reminder of our mortality with that of an immovable object such as a safe suggests. Appropriating the design and logo of this safe to stand for our need for security and self-preservation.

The skull icon returns to this original painting as a clean line image made using black resin. The opposite panel is of a design taken from an old safe box, also finished in resin. The base colours in this painting are made using airbrush colours by Vallejo Premium paints, which were then finished with an isolation coat, a product produced by Golden paints.

Price:

£200.00

Contact the artist Ollie Smith