Read my lips!!! I said "HELL NO!!!!" You're shootin blanks and I need a drink! by helene ruiz

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acrylic on canvas
Well, I think the title is self-explanatory….we come to a time in our lives when we are just tired of gettin “screwed” …I was born “screwed”. so gettin “screwed” is not on my list of things to do…i have better things on my agenda….and NO MEANS EXACTLY THAT ! NO !


pating, surrealism, awakenings, empowerment, no

Helene Ruiz was born January 15, 1958 in New York City. She has exhibited and curated numerous shows and is the founder of The Urban Individualists, an international artists collective.

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  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardalmost 7 years ago

    Things we could do not to see the life .I called that living with «sunglasses on».Sex can eat you up raw.There were a time where I though that the body was only a tool for others to use.

  • H Maria Perry
    H Maria Perryover 6 years ago

    Damn, hitting hard, hitting home. NO means NO. Great work

  • flower68
    flower68over 6 years ago

    Waaah!Fantastic artwork.Wow.

  • photojoey
    photojoeyover 6 years ago

    Intense and powerful

  • umauma
    umaumaover 6 years ago

    The Goddess who has teeth!!! Fantastic Image…

  • thx lol///yea

    – helene ruiz

  • madvlad
    madvladover 6 years ago

    yes yes yes sex is only masterbation with out love of the holder of the tool, i was married 38 years to my wife i loved her,in my 20,s i played around, and found it empty and even cold, until i found a love, i did not know exsisted, it was a love of respect, care, and enjoy each moment with this person, not a part of this person, but young are hormon crazy, as all is lost to lust,and the second of pleasure, but sadly respect, caring are lost, too, bad we are wired for instant graditifcation . not long, sure caring of another soul, what is value? what is trash? who leanrs this fact? none it seems at times, and as the song goes, and the beat goes on! love is a mist few seem to find?

  • thnx for ur comment!……..well as u can see from my painting i have given up on “love”…..i just find happiness…PAINTING….(and its safe :-)

    – helene ruiz

  • Lim-Lim Andonovic
    Lim-Lim Andonovicover 6 years ago

    topical, topical topical. i think for many women. (and one guy i met who was open about it) our sensationalized society, grown out of the last 4000 years of patriarchy really does not portray the magic necessary to make such intimate physical bonding also emotional and sacred and carefree. maybe not the sentiment in your title – but the sentiment to the whole “the more one seeks gratification (especially from a seemingly external source, ie another human being), the less chance one has of ever reaching it…” lol (synically) better not to want, tis true.

    drawing (or paintin) is a great release no? !

    and madvlad – sex without love – it’s not like masterbation at all (unless it’s some tantric master performing the service) – this involves intense communication between the two parties. attentive communication. otherwise it is NOTHING like masterbation – masterbation would prove much more satisfying on a physical level. -

    even when there is love involved, unless the guy has had some kind of special training from some great communicative girl beforehand or like i said, is some kind of tantric master or is open to learning and exploring and most importantly, with all of his spirit body, listening…. a rare thing, no? tell me i’m wrong, but in any couple, doesn’t this art take years to develop and master and synchronize in a fulfilling way to both parties.

    esp the way girls are still made to feel when talking on these subjects – i know it’s meant to be all fair now, but i think it’s not – it’s not many generations back that things were really obviously totally warped between man and woman. only 1or two generations, and i’m sure out of the metropolises, it is probably the between then and now (I am in london). Where my husband is from in the Balkans is still sure like that…

    great picture helen.

    keep that GREAT heart of yours open and your spirit free …. x i hope you don’t mind me being so open here and bearing all…

    blessings and brightness

  • thnx for your honest and open comment!~ appreciate your “no fear” response

    – helene ruiz

  • neogolas
    neogolasover 6 years ago

    You’re very creative with a style of your own,however this is beautiful work.

  • thnx……

    – helene ruiz

  • Paul Quixote Alleyne
    Paul Quixote A...over 6 years ago

    An intensely and provocative image, Helene. I simply love it.

  • Dan Elbourne
    Dan Elbournealmost 6 years ago

    very cool and visceral :)

    is the title deliberately misspelled?

  • thnx!
    misspelled? which word?

    – helene ruiz

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