Tami Bone is a photographic artist best known for her narrative imagery. In recent years her focus has been on learning the methods of modern oil painting, but with a knowing that she would one day meld pigmented oils with photographic prints. After realizing that she is especially drawn to paintings from the Renaissance, Tami’s focus has shifted to using the printed photographic image as a grisaille or brunaille. The print is painted with multiple layers of oil glazes and velaturas and built up over time, giving a sense of depth and luminosity to the finished work. In this way she is preserving the light and shadow, or chiaroscuro, in the photographic print, while pushing it into another realm.