|Rising Through The Wreckage - 2011|
|Twist Towards The Light - 2011|
I think it's because I slowed down and contemplated the work paintings more midstream...
|Glistening Fringe - 2011|
I found out this year that I needed to understand my work more in order to title the pieces and explain them more accurately... In order to do that, I had to contemplate them, painting is like breathing to me, it's something I do naturally. Figuring out what it means is much, much harder. I'm pretty spontaneous (read impulsive!) and don't like to face myself as much as I should. I hate disappointing others, maybe I'm just avoiding disappointing myself!
|Chaos Out Of Confusion - 2011|
I was actually quite disappointed in a lot of my paintings in 2010, they felt as unsettled as I usually did. I guess that's no big surprise!
Maybe breaking an ankle made me sit still long enough to focus where I needed to. Funny how things work...
2011 was another matter entirely, I felt connected to the artwork, and sometimes, I think I came forward and ventured opinions that were not so introverted... Mother Earth Is In Hiding jumps to my mind here, I think that's the first painting I ever did relating to a global theme!
My First Social Statement? (I'm a late bloomer...)
Miscellaneous Artwork from 2011
|Seraphic Symphony - 2011|
|Untitled - 2011|
|Path of Intuition - 2011|
My Current Fave!
Here's one of the paintings I liked the best that I created in 2011, and I'm adding in the description I wrote up for it, because I think I've finally figured out how to reach for what they end up meaning (to me, anyway!) Enjoy! Teresa.
In this acrylic painting an explosion of Indian Red rises amid a gentle sea of blue. The woman's face is shown in different poses, representing the facets of her personality, up close, her eye stares outwards towards you, her audience... Her life follows the path of her intuition.