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Engrained: Study

Tiera Floyd's avatar Tiera Floyd

"Engrained: Study" explores the dynamic of intimate hand portraits and solid wood panels. Resourcing her own, her father's and grandfather's hands, Tiera captures details and tones of the human starkly contrasted with wood grain. "The wood grain juxtaposes the oil paintings not only to play on the lines of the painted hands, but for natural significance. Painting the hands of myself, my father, and Pap for an "Engrained" study expresses heritage. I focus on hands in this series because they serve as the tools we use to convey creativity." -TJF

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 1in
  • Medium: oil on wood
  • Width: 24in
  • Year created: 2013
  • Height: 24in