Permanent gallery – Art Universe:Storybook Children

Portrait photograph and 3 layers of textures blended in CS3.

A beautiful poem by by Stephanie Lush
gave me the inspiration for this work

Through the eyes of a child
skin is just skin
and speaks not a word
of the person within

Race is what happens
on the playground at school
Color is crayons
and rainbows and jewels

Through the eyes of a child
everybody’s a friend
there’s no problem
Rock, Paper, Scissors can’t mend

War is a game
played with green plastic men
nobody gets hurt
when it’s only pretend

Through the eyes of a child
happiness reigns
love lasts forever
and is never in vain

Time is eternal
imagination runs wild
when you see the world
through the eyes of a child


innocence, child, children, fine art, angela burman, nostalgia

Born in Cardiff, but now live in the West Midlands. Graduated from Birmingham City University with a BA (Hons) in Visual Arts.

Key styles: impressionism, abstracts and whimsical,which cover a wide range of subject matter from pure abstract, figurative, portrait, still life, nature and wildlife.

Media used: oils, acrylic, mixed media, collage, textiles and digital photography and photoshop.

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  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 3 years ago

    what great job dear Angela, so beautiful!!

  • Thank you so much Sherri for your kind comments. Really appreciated. Hugs xxx

    – Angela Burman

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeabout 3 years ago

    Very sweet and beautiful. Well done.

  • Thank you very much Bunny x

    – Angela Burman

  • John44
    John44about 3 years ago

    This is a very intrigueing posting
    so nice!!!

  • Thank you very much John

    – Angela Burman

  • Christine Annas
    Christine Annasabout 3 years ago

    Ever so precious!

  • Thank you very much for your lovely comments Christine

    – Angela Burman

  • virginian
    virginianabout 3 years ago

    Very precious; love the texture.

  • Thank you very much for your lovely comments Judy

    – Angela Burman

  • peechez2010
    peechez2010about 3 years ago

    Where to start….those eyes…gorgeous color. The face…so adorable! The textures you used really gives a classic, warm, old home feel to it. I love it! Have a great weekend~ Peechez

  • Thank you very much Peechez for leaving me such wonderful comments. You have made my day :O)

    – Angela Burman

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisabout 3 years ago

    This so beautiful dear Angela and the poem is right on-a child’s view of the world is full of wonder and innocents it is listening to the view of their peers that eventually changes everything.

  • How true your words are Renate. Thank you very much for your lovely comments x

    – Angela Burman

  • AngelArtiste
    AngelArtisteabout 3 years ago

    So pretty

  • Thank you very much Angel

    – Angela Burman

  • Linda Woodward
    Linda Woodwardabout 3 years ago

    So angelic – lovely work Angela!!! :)

  • Thank you very much Linda

    – Angela Burman

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladeabout 3 years ago

    A lovely tender portrait Angie accompanied by beautiful insightful words.

  • Thank you very much for your lovely comments Anthea

    – Angela Burman

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