The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse remain a favorite theme since my first diorama.
I found this “painting” at a local used “painting” store.
I liked the shadow box frame, and I couldn’t pass up returning the riders to their rides as they ride out.
The second part of “The Beauty of Life” triptych.
I recently bought a new iPod shuffle and used the empty case to make a diorama of the Four Horsemen (and a goat for good measure). It’s pretty tricky to photograph, and also a dust magnet.
I decided to use the original paper inset. I painted it black.
The background layer is sitting on a piece of illustration board.
I continued to add layers, each separated by a tiny bit of illustration board.
Death, the final horseman.