Appearing as if to say “Come correct or not at all”, the overall attitude of Queen instills a sense of attentiveness and conviction. Inspired by an image on social media, Strother transforms the likeness of someone to be respected from afar into a palpable exchange of black metallic paint and watercolor pencil. A mixture of various hues manifest into the brilliance of the necklace as the tribal markings on the face highlight a certain disposition of the figure. Purposely paired with a gold-plated wooden frame Queen is undoubtedly regal.
A crown. A playground for stylists and enthusiasts alike. And also a magical, gravity-defying abyss synonymous to a large galaxy with varying specks of stars. Except this particular galaxy made up of kinks and coils possesses specks of lint balls instead of stars and other random artifacts from one’s night (or day). Some would say it is tameless in a sense that it does its own thing, attracting and holding onto items some might deem unnecessary. Others infer that it is merely an extension of ourselves. The rest just come to the conclusion that sleeping with a head scarf is probably best.
Rainbows & Skittles
Gemini is one of the twelve signs of the zodiac. Its symbol is a pair of twins.
At first glance “King” appears to many as a portrait of a man, but after closer observation one might presume otherwise. With consideration to the overall medley that is the human form - its attractive and inevitable oneness - “King” is no exception. Emphasis on this idea is placed throughout the figure’s face by deliberate use of angles and curves, giving way for authenticity and technique. Fine line detailing accentuates the elaborateness of an African-inspired headdress and necklace. While an array of tiny circles sitting atop and around a gold metallic laden profile, suggests texture and a true identity for this particular piece.