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mermaid sleep by Soxy Fleming

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Formed recycled paper (from phone books, flour packets, envelope and other sources) gouache and acrylic glaze. 450mm x 450mm approx
Thanks to RB for putting this on the homepage…this little person really has become me though this one expresses the fun and silliness…. Mermaid Sleep is certainly the thoughtful contemplative Soxy.

John Douglas
took his card of Mermaid Sleep for a walk in the park, and here it is

There is also a cropped version

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gouache, mermaid, paper, soxy

Soxy moves between different media, recycling, assembling, capturing and bringing previously unseen things to the surface.
If she’s not creating something visual she will be singing and making music….

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Comments

  • MERCA
    MERCAover 6 years ago

    Rather nice !

  • why thankyou!

    – Soxy Fleming

  • MERCA
    MERCAover 6 years ago

    ..and rather different !

    and thank you also !

  • paulcompton
    paulcomptonabout 6 years ago

    I love how expressive this is. There’s a vivid sense of movement and tranquility to it. Great work!

  • Virginia McGowan
    Virginia McGowanabout 6 years ago

    very very fab.

  • mago
    magoabout 6 years ago

    I like this, is different and unique and beautiful use of colors.

    I think you are teaching us as new concept in art…
    …use of recycle paper, what a beautiful way of contributes to safe our trees!

  • thankyou mago, it is also a way to make art without spending money…it does take time though, both in gathering the raw materials and in working with the pulp. thanks for looking

    – Soxy Fleming

  • agardnas
    agardnasabout 6 years ago

    Hi and thanks for your visit!
    This is very lovely, i very much agree with Paul Compton’s comment
    and also like the paper you used; its texture is beautiful.
    Great choice.

  • The paper is really most of the work…I made the paper first and only later decided to try painting the figure which I could see emerging from the colours. Thank you very much for your nice comments

    – Soxy Fleming

  • MissA
    MissAabout 6 years ago

    Great work Soxy!

  • thanks miss A Pleased to meet you

    – Soxy Fleming

  • MissA
    MissAabout 6 years ago

    Pleased to meet you to? Did you download Gimp on Mac??

  • botticcelli
    botticcelliabout 6 years ago

    amazing work..wonderful textures and soft colors!

  • thank you Botti and thankyou for visiting, nice to see you! Exhibiting soon (but in the Southern hemisphere!)

    – Soxy Fleming

  • botticcelli
    botticcelliabout 6 years ago

    congrats…i would love to visit it…enjoy!

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