“An evil soul producing holy witness
Is like a villain with a smiling cheek;
A goodly apple rotten at the heart:
O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!”
— William Shakespeare
“False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.”
The “heart rot” is a tree disease in which fungus causes the decay of the heartwood at the center of the trunk. Mushrooms often appear on the outside of the bark as an indication of the disease.
I'm an artist living in Brazil, working with elements of mysticism, fantasy and symbolism in both digital and traditional media. I make friends with bugs.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.