Contemporary artist Sara Pope is well known for her bold, seductive paintings of luscious lips.
Drawing inspiration from her experience working in the fashion industry , Sara’s main objective is to capture the glamour and beguiling power conveyed by the lips and mouth.
Her work Raises questions of beauty, consumerism, and the rise of image perfectionism.
All her paintings begin with a photograph.
Using the photos as a starting point she paints each piece by layering several thin layers of oil paint with a translucent mirror-like finish becoming the end result.