Melanie Vote painting Unititled/wall from 2017 oil on paper, 9x12in

Untitled/Wall (2017)
oil on paper
9×12 in.

In the Summer of 2016, I started painting this overgrowth section of a wall in Southern Maryland.
Later, a friend, pregnant at the time, offered to sit in the studio. We did a few drawings and watercolor sessions lending this figure to the painting.