This scene depicts a bronze pour at a sculpture foundry and features the artists Luis Montoya and Leslie Ortiz. The painting is about 90% finished (the last 10% is the hardest part.) I chose to work in acrylic because the paint properties make it easier to keep it loose. The trick is to keep it that way. The canvas measures 5' x 6'
The Lord of the Flies was mandatory reading for the post-war generation. I suppose we all saw ourselves as a cross between the reasonable leader, Ralph and his wise and civilized advisor Piggy. A closer look at the "Me Generation" inspired me to place the tail at the back of the head.