In addition to serving as spouts for water in ancients times, the gaping mouths of #gargoyles evoked the fearsome destructiveness of these #legendary #beasts, reminding the laity of the need for the (Roman Catholic) church’s protection. A previous owner of our house added them to keep #evil #spirits out.
Original #photographs in black and white. Did some reduction so that only the outlines were left. Next I added #textures and #elements from other pictures plus coloring in-painting and drawing. The end result is what I call ‘photo-graphics’.
Only 1 framed print (60 x 40 cm) per image available at #Private #Gallery in #Napier, Western Cape, South Africa.triple-earthwindfireWEB

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