Little Dancer, handcut collage 100/70cm.

in #art5 years ago

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Still another handcut collage from my Street Saints series, i decided to present them all in a row of posts. I must admit i am not sure if i presented any of them at Steem in the past, if so you must forgive the repost. At least the text and thoughts are new.

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Little Dancer is the largest in size artwork and technically i am very happy with the work done. The colour patterns are minimal and very balanced, the aspect ratio of theme/background also good and there is a lot of motion that makes the artwork come alive. I used the sepia winterscape for the skin and a lightly patterned fabric image fro the cloths, also a lot of jewelry hanging from every place possible. My inspiration was a black and white photograph of a wounded child soldier, a really shocking image that i tried to alter with my art and create a new feeling to the viewer. I created it back at 2011 and after all these years and seeing again a war starting in my area, i can only imagine how many more innocent victims we will see.

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Awesome job! Have you ever taken any Expressive Art Therapy (EAT) classes or participated in any EAT sessions?

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Thank you very much, no i did not taken any EAT classes. But i make some workshops teaching my art to others who found it very relaxing and mind-easing:)

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Very interesting ,i will find some more to see. Thank you very much:)

My pleasure! I hope you find it helpful!

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Well, the captain remaibs my favorite but maaterfully done here, too!

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Thank you so much, the captain was indeed a very special artwork:)

This is amazing colage! Gongrats, George!! :)

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Thank you very much 😊

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Also the theme is interesting to me, touching my soul and feelings about that.

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Thank you so much for your kind words and i am happy that my art brought you this emotion:)


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It looks beautiful, reminds me orient with its rich jewellery varieties. It is a sad story behind your Artwork, it is a shame that still there are so many children suffering from war. I like the combination of gold-orange background and ice blue stones :)

Thank you so much dear Stef:) It looks indeeed oriental, more or less all the series bring this out eventhough it was not the original plan. I think the rich motifs and the jewllery played a big part in this.

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