24" X 36" oil on canvas
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The story point ...
The path of life is simply one moment following another. We control our destiny with what we choose for the next moment. The problem is, the direction we choose, seldom turns out as we planned. This seemingly innocent moment's hesitation will put Aerica's life on a path of no return.
Writing has long been a integral part of Mark Heine's creative process. In the pursuit of his original artistic voice, Mark's writing has evolved to become the driving force behind his work and has led him to envision a world of his own creation. Sirens, the culmination of 35 years exploration, is inspired by the sea-nymphs, made famous in Homer's Odyssey. These underwater visions of mythological muse are rooted in the moments of an ongoing and developing fictional narrative. This complex narrative, involving human evolution and our natural environment, is the unifying conceptual thread that ties these surreal visions.