Tagged love

Between fear and hope

Last summer I made this very personal painting,  which was born during the Vedic Art course and which I finished in August.

The painting consists pieces of an old painting on paper, roughly 100 by 100 cm, which depicted my dream  of at that moment in 2012 when I joined the first Vedic Art class. I longed for space and love. Loveing and accepting myself that is.

I took this painting, I teared it up in pieces and integrated it, together with sand, stones and dried flowers onto the canvas, this year even bigger than my work back then, 200 by 100cm. I used acrylic and different techniques. In the middle you can see my feet and hands, with my hands looking almost  like a the wings of a butterfly. What is it that they say? Happiness is in your own hands.

Looking at it, I can see my fears on one side and hope on the other, with me balancing in the middle. Sometimes crawling and sometimes flying toward my dream, my real Self.

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Me, my fears and hope.
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Discovering new hights

For the first time I worked on such a large canvas, a bit more than 200 cm high and 100cm broad, and I am happy, very happy. This painting was made a couple of weeks ago, during my Vedic Art course. Which is taught by the delightful and spiritual Anja Atulya in Delft.

I just threw the paint on the canvas and rolled it with roller. Still needs to be stretched out on a frame.

Acrylic on canvas, 200*100cm. 2015
Acrylic on canvas, 200*100cm. 2015