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Happiness is not a priviledge… it’s a right! Here’s my painting about being free to be happy, being on top of the world, being crazy… escaping to daydreams when I need a little break from it all.

Mixed Media on Canvas… maybe still more work to go but the paint is so “fat” in some areas I have to stop for a while – may end up re-loading this work when I get round to doing the final touches.

Thanks for looking, and as always, thanks for all your wonderful comments & support!

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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  • vera
    veraabout 7 years ago

    great figures they look realy happy

  • Carmen  Cilliers
    Carmen Cilliersabout 7 years ago

    Thanks Mariette! Love your work too.

  • Belinda "BillyLee" NYE (Printmaker)
    Belinda "Billy...about 7 years ago

    Carmen, you are so fast at producing your art. That will give you so much success. You should be famous soon I reckon. Love Billy. Good news about your friend.

  • Damian
    Damianabout 7 years ago

    Wonderful work, this is a really cool image, definately uplifting. The script overlay looks great.

  • Paul Gibbons
    Paul Gibbonsabout 7 years ago

    very nice shot, love the colour and action. This makes me smile.

  • Carmen  Cilliers
    Carmen Cilliersabout 7 years ago

    Thanks everyone for your comments! This one seems to be slow regarding them, or perhaps not appealing to the wider masses. Billy, if I didn’t produce quickly nothing would happen because I have a very short attentions span… something linked to the Bipolare perhaps, but if I am ever famous I’ll be sure that I come and thank you for being there with me at grass roots!

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyabout 7 years ago

    It’s time for fun and I like it a lot!

  • dogbreath
    dogbreathabout 7 years ago

    Very nice Carmen!.. this one has happiness radiating from it!

  • billyboy
    billyboyabout 7 years ago

    What an excellent title for a wonderful picture! There is euphoria in this and it makes me happy to look at it, so it works!!

  • Carmen  Cilliers
    Carmen Cilliersabout 7 years ago

    Billy, Betty & Dogbreath – thanks for your compliments! I am glad to see you like it. When Steve got home he said the same, he said " Oh what a happy painting!" I said, I don’t think it’s finished yet and he said “Nah, you can definitely do more work on it pup!” So that in a nutshell is what I will do, tomorrow and then repost. Make sure you pop in to take a look at the updated version.

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