Starting from the pupil

The eye-pupil was the first to be painted inside a hole in this driftwood piece, and then all the rest just fell into place: The deep wrinkles carved by tears , the hair line, the thin, almost transparent body: A painted “natural sculpture” of the patron saint for penitence- The venerated St. Mary of Egypt

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Eri Fragiadaki

Contemporary byzantine art enthousiast. Working in an old warehouse studio in the island of Crete. Love painting on driftwood, repurposed wood, pebbles and all kinds of irregular shapes.

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