Acrylic on board 10.5 × 14 in.
When I did this painting, I had in mind the clean lines and simple colors of the Toulouse Lautrec poster style. However, I decided afterwards the whole thing had turned out too clean and bright looking.
So I’ve overlaid a texture and used it to make the figure stand out from her background, as if she was surrounded by an aura of brilliance as she carries the battle into the lair of the serpent.
Paul said this about the full armor of God:
Therefore take up the whole armor of God that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. Stand therefore,
Ephesians 6: 13 -17
Texture by Gary Paakkonen
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