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Lincoln Davie The Adoration of Adolescence (2021)

Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022

In The Adoration of Adolescence I have used the dramatic romanticisation of the Italian Renaissance technique of chiaroscuro to explore the intricacies of the emotional landscape of adolescents. I started my body of work as a project to extend my growing abilities in portraiture and felt it apt to convey both the positive and negative emotions that my classmates and I were experiencing ‘in the eye of the storm’ of the HSC. I used soft pastel as my medium as it expresses the ephemeral nature of emotions and carries the vibrancy to contrast with the black Stonehenge paper.

Influencing artists:
Caravaggio
Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio
Jade Abrahams
Gerhard Richter
Édouard Manet
Berthe Morisot

School

Nowra Christian School

ARTEXPRESS year

2022

HSC year

2021

Process diary

Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022
Work by Lincoln Davie, ARTEXPRESS 2022