Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Golden Son - American Indian
Golden Son, 36 x 36, oil on linen
In the Old Days pigments were made from vegetation, stones, soil and animal parts. These things were dried, ground and then mixed with with a binder (water, fat, saliva) to apply to the face and body.
This plains Indian wears a headdress made of eagle feathers, trade cloth, beads and ribbons