Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Seeks the Sun
Seeks the Sun, oil on linen, 18 x 24
American Indians painted their faces for many reasons: Protection from the sun, ceremonial, personal recognition and others
Here, he wears white paint, white being the color of light, life and the Southeast - where the Sun rises with life-renewing power. The heavy white paint or clay is a prayer for long life.
The lines of flesh represent the straight roads that lead to the Great Spirit
If you purchase this painting Today, I can have it delivered by Valentines day. Contact me for information