Golden Son by K Henderson

Golden Son, 36 x 36, oil on linen

In the Old Days pigments were made from vegetation, stones, soil and animal parts. These things were dried, ground and then mixed with with a binder (water, fat, saliva) to apply to the face and body.

This plains Indian wears a headdress made of eagle feathers, trade cloth, beads and ribbons see more on my blog

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Western art, native american art Recent accomplishments include being accepted into the International Guild of Realism, participation in the American Art in Miniature at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa , OK, Mountain Oyster Club show and sale, inclusion in the Top 50 Mini Paint America traveling exhibit, and being featured in Southwest Art Magazine March 2008 issue and Sept 2008. K. won the “First Place” award during the American Plains Artists 23nd annual juried exhibit, “Art of the Plains 2007”. She has also exhibited with the Oil Painters of America, The National Oil and Acrylic Painter Society, at the Phippen Museum and Salon International Art Show

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