This 16x20 is on gallery depth (1 1/2") birch wood panel, original has lots a beautiful rich layers. The background is a deep blue and has gold leaf that makes it shine. Textural. Sealed with a gloss sealer. Side are painted black
This piece was inspired by a weekend trip to a Lantern festival. Letting go of the Lanterns and letting them float to the sky was one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen.