June 2007

I’m on a roll with mixed mediums! This one is a mix of calico, hessian, shellac, paints, string… I have tried to capture the essence and textures of Africa… It smells like Africa funny enough, could be attributed to the sage burning at the time of creation.

Look out for the symbols… Table Mountain, Tribal Patterns, The bushveld, animals and animal totems.

x Carmen

My paintings are an exploration and expression of my personal emotions, interpersonal relationships and recollections of childhood; the human condition; and also influenced by my travel experiences and their influences on my senses as well as inspiration drawn from current fashion and pop culture.

My aim is to represent my world and express, with my chosen media the emotional moments, quirky twists and often humorous encounters of life.

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Comments

  • genevievem
    genevievemalmost 7 years ago

    Excellent! great use of symbols, textures and colour. Works really well.

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanalmost 7 years ago

    Once again just wonderful

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsalmost 7 years ago

    yep …i can smell the enviroment…keeping rolling!!!!

  • melynda blosser
    melynda blosseralmost 7 years ago

    you can see a story here, the texture and patterns ,and the use of colors

  • Judith Oppenheimer
    Judith Oppenhe...almost 7 years ago

    you are on a roll, this is beautifully textured and earth colored

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyalmost 7 years ago

    Earthy colors, great patterns, high energy! Looks great!

  • Kathleen Struckle
    Kathleen Strucklealmost 7 years ago

    Wonderful work.

  • kafka
    kafkaalmost 7 years ago

    Wow Carmen! you really had fun with this one – wonderful exuberant surface full of totems and messages – it couldn’t be anything but Africa – fabulous work!

  • pilanehimself
    pilanehimselfalmost 7 years ago

    Great,luv it!

  • Shree
    Shreealmost 7 years ago

    wow…..what a traditional artwork…..truely fantastic.

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