Unfulfillment fuels deep resentment for being shaped to sacrifice Forsaken; you must nurture others and never the self Guilt and shame well up for being perceived to be running away from them towards self, or so it seems, and forcefully expected to fulfill the only role you may do The only role You can do…
Presence, presence it takes time to be present to practice presence requires presence it costs to be present demands sacrifice to be present steals from selfishness to be present gives to be present it feels lonely to be present I feel less alone when present Life is brighter when present and yet I fear to…
Watercolor cactus 🙂
Drew this probably around a year ago with oil pastels and wanted to share! I copied it from a picture I found online (can’t remember which one!) and was trying to work on shading…so tricky! Also wanted to share my working space. Love the light that shines through during the mornings and early afternoon…
A few artists that I was inspired by with these paintings are: Kate Roebuck Studio Tiffany Wong Art SticksandInk Mobellarusso Art El Museo Studio Sally King Benedict Faces
We will not always be this alive nor shall we always be this dead A certain dread descends when imagining true life, in perpetuity knowing that we must be pressed through the most costly crucible of all death (alludes us) transports us to life.
The social aspect is a bit misleading, as alienation is the true intention (clandestinely) ostracized, chastised, brutalized “for sake of community” the desire to make it my peace breaks down into a desperate and egregious nightmare THERE IS NO PEACE HERE.
no show no, show. presence is needed to make this worth it yet, no showing (no kidding) brings elation, even as disappointment shrouds this subtle joy, for in absence, discipline diminishes defeat lords eagerness wanes laziness paralyzes the desire to learn is for a brief time, vanquished.
1st painting inspired by Tiffany Wong 2nd Painting inspired by El Museo Studio
“Peace” font with wreath. Made using alcohol markers and permanent markers. (Sorry for the dirty picture frame…Cecilia had some smudgy hands) 😉
I copied a piece by El Museo studio with watercolor and permanent marker.