Burning Angel

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2015. Edition of 150

18” x 24” (46 x 61cm)

Letterpress on 290gsm Coventry rag

Signed and numbered in pencil

Certificate of Authenticity

“I’m just revisiting a classic theme with this one. I’m fascinated by people who give up their lives for their faith. I feel like I’m widely known for my drawings of tattooed women. I’ve been drawing them for decades. Nothing new there really. I dug through my old photos of friends and found one of Elisa Turpin that I thought would work well for this project. I printed out the photo of Elisa and mapped the contours of her face and body on tracing paper. Then I sketched on the flames and tattoos. All the sketching took about 10 hours. Once the sketch was done, I taped it to the back of a clean sheet of paper, put it on the light table and started inking the final drawing. The inking took about 10 hours to complete.” - Mike Giant