Cruel Summer

Original size 8.5x.11 2019 Alex Ledante

I wanted to make this look like a poster for a post-apocalyptic film from the late 70s to the early 80s, which meant lots of light blooms

Went with a palette of ambers and siennas for this piece and it really compliments the whole theme. My plan here was to take something awful but to portray it lusciously