Anointed to smear or rub with oil to confer a divine appointment. This is my representation of myself being allowed by myself to assume the role of the true artist. The be the artist that I have worked my entire life to become.
Name of Artist: Shelly Cox-Vandermeulen
Width (inches): 16
Judge and Category: PaintingContest.Org panel of art professionals, Novice / For the Love of Painting
Height (inches): 20
Judge's Comment: "Strong atmospheric mood surrounds this beautifully rendered figure. The effect of light and shadow is mesmerizing and focuses the viewer to the expression of the figure and her moment of bliss as she is immersed in a state of transformation."
Country: United States
Style or Genre of Painting: Representational: Figurative / Other
Award: BEST IN SHOW - Cash award and free promoted entry