Between Darkness and Light

pale skinned young man with dark hair, hands in pants waist, looking down at the ground.

Between Darkness and Light. Acrylic on canvas. 14×18 in. 2016.

Between Darkness and Light.
Acrylic on canvas. 14×18 in. 2016.

I’m drawn to stark contrasts. With this piece, I wanted to emphasize the young man’s pale skin, but not necessarily making the background a strong black color.