Oil, Paintings
aphrodite original oil painting for sale by Rachel Santel

“Aphrodite, Goddess of Passion”

Inspiration & Technique

Drawn in detail first, I then paint in a gray scale. Oil paint is applied in thin layers over time, then gilded using thin sheets of variegated gold/silver/copper.

My inspiration for this piece is from the Greek Goddess Aphrodite and her tale of rising from the Sea foam. She was then met by the trhee graces and crowned

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