I'll be revisiting the orb and border with more gold intensity, maybe a touch up here and there and then it's good to go. I'm experimenting with "neo" medieval styles.
It’s similar in composition to the first
"Exchange of Hearts", finished in 2013.
The verses of the prayer are printed within
In this scene, there’s a hand holding a heart at the base instead of a specific person, this makes it more universal.
The jewel tones applied in many layers make for a wonderfully vibrant and rich image, especially in egg tempera.
This egg tempera version was painted on clay board, 11x14.