I am a human being, not a human doing. – Dr. Wayne Dyer “What am I being right now?” the voice in my head wondered. “Sitting. I am sitting,” I … Continue reading On being a human
Acrylic on Canvas (2013) As a child I had a hard time knowing the God that everyone kept referring to: the omniscient deity who I was to welcome into my heart, … Continue reading Something more
Acrylic on canvas (2011)
“Accept the challenge so that you may feel the exhilaration of the victory.”
This piece was inspired by a motivational plaque I’ve adored since my childhood. Like my self portrait, it is a product of the dark; the rough brush strokes and colour conglomeration alludes to the vigorous and instinctual act of it’s creation. I recall sitting in the dark room at night, hunched over the canvas, furiously highlighting where a setting sun glistens on fur and rocks, deepening shadows, and emboldening the unique markings on each individual animal. Along with vitality, I appreciate the depicted sense of camaraderie among the three wolves, perhaps reflecting that between my sisters and I.