By Decree of Camelot by Elizardo Mojica -   ani art academy synesthesia portrait  drawing girl
Elizardo Mojica
B. 1993

By Decree of Camelot

Charcoal and pastel on paper

I was inspired to make this piece after learning about the Camelot Musical of 1982 by Alan Jay Lerner. I love how this musical is centered around the Arthurian Legends because I myself am pretty fond of such historic times. While coming up with this drawing, I pictured a beautiful young girl singing to the King and his Knights of the round table after their victories of battle. It is often found in human traditions that, no matter what place or language a person may be of, there is always joy found in music almost like a decree, an unspoken rule so to speak. After a war the warriors would gather to feast with the companion of music and this young lady is the voice that the victors so love as tribute for their hard paid blood, sweat and tears.

Inspired by: "Be My Light" by Jeff Danna and Mychael Danna

Provenance
Elizardo Mojica
Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., New York City