Acrylic, Paintings, Sculptures

“The Fate of Ophelia”

Inspiration derived from Shakespeare’s play, “Hamlet”. Ophelia drowned in the play and I’m interested now in combining my sculptural pieces with paintings. I wanted to portray a woman getting ready to drown ….¬†metaphoric for many different stages in our lives…

I first sculpted the face out of clay. Then I drew out the body on a decorative wood board. I painted her as if she was naked and underwater. Her hair drifting….I then attached my sculpture and added gel medium. then I painted again on top of it…

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