Friday, June 12, 2009

work in progress: The Calling

feeling a little handicapped since my laptop cable broke inside. no way to use it until the new cable arrives, what may happen next week. I can't access my softwares and reference pictures and other important stuff for a while. fortunately I have the family desktop available at least to read and answer emails. but as there are bad things that come for good (pretty much all of them, I'd say,) I can now catch up with my readings and give some deserved rest to my poor eyes, that have been suffered a lot on the screen exposure.

I keep on working on the non nude pieces that will be shown at the cafe next month (what, didn't I tell you that I'm going to display some works at the Common Grounds Coffee House, in Lexington- KY next month?) they don't want nudes, so I'll have to complete my set of paintings with some new ones.

work in progress: The Calling

work in progress: The Calling

work in progress: The Calling

work in progress: The Calling

feeling specially happy with this one, named The Calling, and pondering whether or not I should put it for sale. I've been putting a lot of emotional energy in this painting, that ended up becoming pretty much a type of self-portrait. yep, it's my face again. The Calling is about the freedom of being yourself and following your path in life, or responding to the call of your soul. it has a more organic aesthetic and also more naturalist. it seems that I definitely incorporated the heart in my personal iconography, along with the masks and butterflies...

3 comments:

Pearl said...

Happy birthday, Gemini sister!
I'd like to wish you all the best for the coming years and I hope your creativity leads you somewhere beautiful, if it hasn't already, one day.
I really can't wait to see this piece and The Tree of Life. Looking forward to them!


Pearl

Sylvia Weber said...

Ola Ariel! Quando vi as tuas pinturas e desenhos, fiquei absolutamente "mesmerised". Que coisa mais linda! Interessante o pormenor do "work in progress". Muito sucesso para voce!

jenna myers said...

I just finished a painting that I was pretty proud of and then I came across your work, which puts mine to shame. So amazing! The attention to detail is astounding. I'll be keeping an eye out for new work.

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