Rupture

oil on canvas, 22″ x 28″

Another round of work on this painting and I think I’ve brought it as far as I can. Every time I try to do something with the dark rupture it looks awkward and I remove it. So I guess this is what it needs to be.

It’s like the invitation into darkness was too subtle, so it crashed the door down and came charging in, and now I might as well offer it a drink.

Lets sit at the edge of the abyss together, legs dangling over, staring, dropping pebbles to discern if there’s a bottom…