Not sure yet what I meant by painting this… Perhaps about conscious or reality or logic (right) and subconcious or dreams or emotions (left) tearing a person apart.


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  • Matt Bottos
    Matt Bottosalmost 3 years ago

    very interesting Ina…Perhaps there is some reference in there to anima/animus as well with the male & female figure? Anyway hope you get to the bottom of the meaning of it for you :)

  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago

    torn apart with a slight smile…hummmm very interesting indeed Ina!

  • annacuypers
    annacuypersalmost 3 years ago

    Intriguing concept, beautiful work, xo

  • mmargot
    mmargotalmost 3 years ago

    “Tamer.” Never thought of that one. Perhaps our friend The Doll is being assembled incorrectly; will she be rescued, will an argument ensue, will she be doomed to be a shape-shifter … to be continued
    “The Tamers”

  • hahaha! Thank you so much for stopping by Margot, it is such a pleasure! I don’t know who is doing a better job assembling the dolly, is it the tamer or is it the girl? They both seem to have more philosophical baggage than know-how in assembling! Who knows how the doll looks like in the next painting!

    – Ina Mar

  • Loui  Jover
    Loui Joveralmost 3 years ago

    symbolic and strong…i enjoy your use of this paper doll motif….your work offers me magic…

  • Michele Meister
    Michele Meisteralmost 3 years ago

    great one Ina… and maybe not always important what it really means….Because , if you could express it in words…. you wouldn’t need to paint it !!!

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMalmost 3 years ago

    wonderful concept Ina. Beautiful work.

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsalmost 3 years ago
    i dont know way…but i luv it….makes me laugh!! … could be a serious situation!!
  • thank you so much Shylie :) I think it is difficult to make someone laugh, so I am happy I could make you laugh! It’s not necessarily a serious painting, I would like people to interpret it as they wish…

    – Ina Mar

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldalmost 3 years ago

    One of your best Ina!

  • oh, thank you!!

    – Ina Mar

  • JolanteHesse
    JolanteHessealmost 3 years ago

    Superbly creative work!

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