Progression to Final Artwork

During one of our group critiques, other students recommended I try to use a gel medium to get a flexible “wet look” over my initial idea to use resin. I was very satisfied with making this switch as the gel medium was a perfect consistency, blended well with colour pigments and was much easier to work with compared to toxic, messy resin handling:

Final artwork concept by combining my favourite surface experiments and recycled materials. Themes around ugly art, decay that reforms into new life, a touch of humour with subtle hints at the absurdity of societies continued use of confusing sex and gender with learned language (male and female mechanical terminology).