Sunday, April 4, 2010

Heart on Sleeve, 2010

"Heart on Sleeve," 24 x 20 inches, mixed media on canvas, 2010, $455

Inspired by a box of Valentine's chocolates someone brought to the studio once the candy was shared. 

The photo is limited, but when you are up close to the painting, different things show through the paint. All the collage items have to do with a single gal struggling with her life not happening the way she  thought. Dragon, watch, fitness, energy, meditation, all types of ideas show when you look carefully at the actual painting.

I was that single gal before Andy came sneaking into my life. Andy and I were friends for over a year, each with different people. The first time we met, I thought "Wow! He's cute! Yeah, well, he's in a totally different life stage than me, so forget it." Well, although there is an age difference, Andy and I still work very well together. So well, that when I mentioned the age difference during my cousin's inquisition (joke), she said that she always knew that I would be with an older man! Andy and I are going on three years...and he's stuck with me (cue the old Huey Lewis song from the 1980s).

Smiles!
Angeline Marie of

PS: Remember, you are invited to the Deering Estate the weekend of April 17th and 18th for the "Affair en Plein Aire." For more details, please click on the words Deering Estate. Thanks! 




2 comments:

JJ said...

A-M: Wow! There is so much to speculate on. I am absolutely fascinated by her internal struggle. And her face - Wow!

Angeline-Marie said...

JJ, perhaps I should take some close ups and post those pictures, too....Thanks for noticing the struggle. It is there, LOL.

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