Sunday, May 31, 2020

Girls Just Wanna Paint June Challenge

"Lotus Flowers"
8x10 acrylic on canvas paper

I love lily pads and waterlilies also known as lotus flowers. They are prevalent in Asian art and culture. The flower opens with the sun and closes at dusk.
*The main meanings of Lotus flower are: Beauty, Grace, Eloquence, Direct and deep spiritual contact, Mysticism, Faithfulness, Patience, Love, Compassion, Purity, Rising out of suffering, Enlightenment, Self-awareness and Rebirth. 
There is a time when we think there is no way out of a situation, like we will stay stuck there for eternity. However, all the pain we are coming through will be soothed. Lotus flower is here to remind us that we mustn’t give up, but fight against all the difficulties. We have a chance to rise out of the pain, but first of all remember that no one will do it for us, but ourselves.
Check out Girls Just Wanna Paint to see the paintings of the "together apart" challenge.
*except for the first paragraph, this text was copied from

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

Swimming Against the Tide

"Swimming Against the Tide"
8x8 Ink and Watercolor 

Swimming against the tide is a metaphor for the way I feel these days. 
Check out the Girls Just Wanna Paint interpretations of FISH here.
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