Art - Twilights Heir
8.5" x 11" open edition print
11" x 14" open edition print
18" x 24" signed and numbered, limited edition print (out of 250)
About the Piece:
The heir apparent to my Twilight Princess piece, Twilight's Heir was completed to finally bring about the original intention of Yin Lang. My original concept was a wolf howling in front of a moon, with the wolf head and moon forming a Yin Yang. I could never get it to work. So Yin Lang became what it was. However in January of 2011, I wanted to take another swing at it. Though again, things evolved and grew, and what was supposed to be a piecec focusing on the circular shape of the moon with the yin yang hidden within, became more a piece about the future of Twilight Princess, with the wolf spirit still standing guard over the world. With the peaceful castle resting below, the meandering stream running through the fields, and the ever present Mountain of Death looming over all, the original concept fleshed out into a complete world. One that many of us have explored time and time again since our childhood.
For those that have seen my favorite costume at shows... you know what I am talking about.
About the Artist:
Paul and his brother Michael opened Aradani Studios in 2002, selling both their artwork and costuming as they travelled all across the US. Paul’s medium of choice is charcoal, a passion he discovered in college. He loves the fluidity of it, the ease of moving it across the page with a simple gesture, and on the flipside, the challenge of it, such a simple gesture can also erase hours of painstaking detail. Paul’s work has won numerous awards around the country, including the prestigious Chesley Award in 2006, for Best Monochrome Unpublished for his piece Nightmare. He currently resides in Nashville, TN, where he, his brother, and sister continue to expand and build their elf ear empire.