Girls Forever Remember T by Amy-lee Foley

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I wanted to do an image that symbolizes the Victorian bushfires that started on Saturday the 7th of February 2009, but I didn’t want this image to be sad (although we all know how devastating it has been), I wanted this image to be about the loss, the lives saved, how Australians came together and the growth to come.

The Bird symbolizes all the lives that were saved, but this bird has no nest, so it also symbolizes all the homes that were lost and the nothingness some of these people now feel.

The Birds claw clinging onto the tree branch is there to symbolize the fire fighters thoughts of hanging in there, and putting all these fires out.

The Heart is there to symbolize all the heart ache and love, which us Australians have felt and will never forget.

The Flower is there to symbolize all the help, support, donations and everything that us Australians have given to those affected, just to let them know that they have got support, and us Aussies are all here to help.

The Music symbols are there to symbolize (all the lives lost) all the spirits flying up into the sky.

The Leafs symbolize the growth to come, with rebuilding these affected communities.

And I did not want an actual image of a fire in my design, so the swirls of the bird’s tail are there to symbolize the raging fire that affected so many.

I ended up donating $630 for the bush fire appeal, from 2 paintings i auctioned and a couple of T’s :o)

Comments

  • ROUBLE RUST
    ROUBLE RUSTabout 6 years ago

    wow – it was made to be a tee! Excellent.

  • Thanks so much Rust xXXOoO

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • SusanSanford
    SusanSanfordabout 6 years ago

    Nice job on this.

  • Thanks Susan xXxOoO

    – Amy-lee Foley

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  • Thanks Miranda :o) xXxOoO

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • PianoDentist
    PianoDentistabout 6 years ago

    This is so sweet. An the sentiment is just gold.

    xxx

  • Thanks sooo much :o) xXxOoO

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • udonchow
    udonchowabout 6 years ago

    A sweet card and I really love the significance behind this piece, you have expressed it so aptly through your art :D HUGS!!

  • Thanks so much Ellen Glad you like it :o) xXxOoO

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityabout 6 years ago

    Homepage Congrats- WOW, you did it again xxxxxxxxx

  • I know Wow! Thanks so much Anita :o) xXxOoO

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonabout 6 years ago

    beautiful thoughts and beautiful art…
    congratulations on the feature….

  • Thanks Mimi :o)

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • Christian  Zammit
    Christian Zammitabout 6 years ago

    WELL DONE for featuring in the redbubble homepage.
    your work is really great
    Christian Zammit

  • Thanks Christian :o)

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • CapturedByKylie
    CapturedByKylieabout 6 years ago

    Congratulations on the home page feature (March 2nd 2009)

  • Thanks so much Kelly :o)

    – Amy-lee Foley

  • Kelly Humphries
    Kelly Humphriesabout 6 years ago

    Couldn’t think of a better reason to creat such a sweet T! Congrats on the homepage feature, Amy-lee!!

  • Awww Thank You! And Thanks sooooo sooo sooo much for buying one Kelly, I really appreciate it and hope it looks awesome :o) xXxOoO

    – Amy-lee Foley

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