TREE OF LIFE (ACYRLIC ON CANVAS)

TREE OF LIFE

TREE OF LIFE

TREE OF LIFE

Greetings from the C.A.M.

This TREE OF LIFE painting had been eluding me for a while, but I was finally able to capture it on canvas. A few months back I had painted a small version (6 x 6) & ever since then, I had an itch to paint it bigger. 

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I resined the trunk and branches on the smaller version for an embossed effect. I liked the end result so I may do it for the bigger version.

Let me know your thoughts in the comments. 

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I felt it was important for the bigger version, to paint a big bold beautiful T.O.L with the underground roots exposed and revealed. I feel that it is symbolic of, how we never really know what is going on “behind the scenes”. In this case, beneath the ground. Also of note is that I painted ten main branches. The number ten is sometimes associated with the Tree Of Life.

I finished the borders with some “atmosphere” effects using a broken stroke method with a script liner brush. 

I hope you enjoyed the Tree Of Life. Have a fantastic spring and as always,  

“Stay Creative & Keep on Painting!” 

COLORS I USED: 

Titanium white

Pthalo Blue

Ultramarine Blue

Yellow Ochre

Raw Sienna

Sap Green

Pthalo Green

Aliz Crimson

Honeycomb stencil for enhanced effect. 

COMPLICATEDARTMAN OUT!