Oil on canvas
16 in x 16 in
Using his signature style of rendering subjects in muted colors and then accentuating them with a shock of yellow, elyen elyen’s Battlefield Inside, a 16 x 16-inch oil on canvas piece for Cognitive Dissonance is all about facing personal inner battles. The painting features a man struggling to achieve balance in his own mind.
“Some of us are consumed by our own thoughts and some strive to conquer this war. Are you going to hide within the mask and be numb to what is happening around you or tear this to break your silence?