I showed in my last post, with the forest faery, how I create some paintings so they can be illuminated with sunlight (or other light) from behind. It creates another dimension to the piece. I will further illustrate this here. The following photo is of the Purple Lotus painting I finished recently. It is a 12×16 acrylic & ink on canvas.
And here is the purple lotus with sunlight streaming in behind and through it. Illuminated art, by Chandra:
The following photos are of the first time I did this. It is a painting I did of my husband and myself and our then unborn baby.
It was created in the early 2000’s.
Chandra S Sherin ©