somewhatreal:

Mark Demsteader, The Yellow Dress. Oil on board, 100cm x 70cm.

Mark Demsteader, Study for The Gathering. Oil on board, 30 x 20”.

Mark Demsteader, Study for Wilderness II. Oil on board, 20 x 30”.

The dark beauty of the subjects’ shadowed faces is a haunting contrast to the (almost garish?) dresses.