Monday, December 13, 2010

"Lealtà Feroce" - Passion and Frustration

"Lealtà Feroce"  Phase 4 Completion

Lealtà Feroce is a rough Italian translation for "Fierce Loyalty." This piece was running smoothly until the heart showed up. That's when the anger, resentment and frustration set in. That's when the piece became about not knowing what to do with my emotions- being tied to them in a way that makes me scream "GO AWAY! I don't know what to do with you!" This one is passion on a plate. It's about giving everything you have and not knowing if that was the right choice. (Yes. Of course it was... But that doesn't mean the devil of uncertainty can't rear its ugly head now and again.)

It's a dark piece, darker than the photos represent.

Roughly 17 x 22" Artist quality acrylic paints on handmade Indian watercolor paper. Original available for purchase.

"Lealtà Feroce"  Phase 3 Yellow


"Lealtà Feroce"  Phase 2 Flowers and Heart


"Lealtà Feroce"  Phase 1 Bubbles

1 comment:

Rosemary said...

Perfect~ don't you find that at times they do run hand in hand. Beautiful piece coming into play.
I admire your courage.

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