The Prodigal Son (Clay Sketch)

This was a tricky composition. I wanted to make the father look like he cared for the son without smothering him and closing off the viewer to the relationship. So I made the heads close but left the bodies apart to allow us to look in and be a witness to the reunion.

Year completed: 2012

Material: oil-based clay

Dimensions: 5.5 inches high, 4 inches wide, 3 inches deep

Availability: not for sale