Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Temple of Dawn

I borrowed designs from Hindu Indian temples to create this one. These stone buildings are decorated on every surface with carvings, all of them illustrating a mythological or historical story. I recreated this temple out of reflective translucent material, with dawn and clouds rising in the background. I always use some real architecture as the inspiration for my building fantasies.

"Temple of Dawn" is gouache and colored pencil on grey paper, 7" x 10", February 1994.

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