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Paul and Mary in real life.
This is a symbolic painting, about love, society, relationships, identity, distance, life… I’d be interested to hear what you see in this image.
Ink, Derwent inktense pencils and some red wine on paper

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doll, doll with jointed limbs, puppet, toy box, toy, toys, ink, ink drawing, derwent inktense pencils, love, society, relationships, identity, ina mar, red dress, sailor

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  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsabout 2 years ago

    lovely to study!! and i love ‘your frame’…….i see the red girl has no bright red legs…perhaps she is legless ie the red wine!! eeeh…..love this series!

  • now you got me all confused Shylie… Oh! That’s true! Mary has only got one red-wine leg, at the bottom right! I forgot to colour the other leg! Damned, I thought I was good in maths! Thank you for stopping by, Shylie

    – Ina Mar

  • thank you so much for pointing this out Shylie! I repainted the missing leg and rescanned the image! The girl should have two red wine legs!

    – Ina Mar

  • donnamalone
    donnamaloneabout 2 years ago

    it is a wonderful piece of art Ina…really interesting to look at. love your Paul and Mary series

  • thank you Donna!

    – Ina Mar

  • Tine  Wiggens
    Tine Wiggensabout 2 years ago

    i hope they can get all their legs sorted and find to each other finally… amor vincit omnia!!

  • hahaha! Thank you for your lovely comment, Tine!

    – Ina Mar

  • chili
    chiliabout 2 years ago

    I see someone growing up experiencing all the things in life that eventually make us what we are, bitter and twisted…………oops! i mean older, wiser, contented……..i like the grey Mary with all the touching hands, past lovers maybe, or just people that have touched her life in some meaningful way….god i go on sometimes

  • oh yes please go on…

    – Ina Mar

  • Loui  Jover
    Loui Joverabout 2 years ago

    so great…like a jigsaw puzzle of life

  • I love your comment so much

    – Ina Mar

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsabout 2 years ago

    ……ah yeah now the story is building! i luv creative ‘mistakes’…. makes this image rare!! once agian i luv the dolls!! bring on the dolls…bye for now!

  • LisaMM
    LisaMMabout 2 years ago


    Congratulations! You’ve been featured in Finks of Inks!
    Finks them this week: A TOUCH OF RED.

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