VANITY by Tammera

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ONE OF THE 7 DEADLIES
Vanity
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In conventional parlance, vanity is the excessive belief in one’s own abilities or attractiveness to others. Prior to the 14th century it did not have such narcissistic undertones, and merely meant futility. The related term vainglory is now often seen as an archaic synonym for vanity, but originally meant boasting in vain, i.e. unjustified boasting; although glory is now seen as having an exclusively positive meaning, the Latin term gloria (from which it derives) roughly means boasting, and was often used as a negative criticism.

In many religions vanity, in its modern sense, is considered a form of self-idolatry, in which one rejects God for the sake of one’s own image, and thereby becomes divorced from the graces of God. The stories of Lucifer, Narcissus (who gave us the term narcissism) and others attend to a pernicious aspect of vanity. Philosophically speaking, vanity may refer to a broader sense of egoism and pride. Friedrich Nietzsche wrote that “vanity is the fear of appearing original: it is thus a lack of pride, but not necessarily a lack of originality.” One of Mason Cooley’s aphorisms is “Vanity well fed is benevolent. Vanity hungry is spiteful.”

In Christian teachings vanity is considered an example of pride, one of the seven deadly sins. This list evolved from an earlier list of eight sins, which included vainglory as a sin independent of pride.

In Orthodox church, vanity is one of eight sinful and diabolical passions, the fight against which is a major task of every Orthodox Christian.

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I knew I wanted to be an artist at age 4 (Full story: Click on full portfolio, Click on my name)

I am permanently disabled and work at home. Previously, I have been employed as Art Director at California Manufacturers Association and Production Artist at SMW Communications of Sacramento CA.

I studied art at The Academy of Art in San Francisco 1977-79
Mediums:
Oils. Acrylics. Watercolors. Pastels. Inks. Charcoals. Graphites.

Currently I am focused and self taught in Digital Art.

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Comments

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    wondrful peacock image and interesting write and info !~!LIZ)))

  • THANK YOU EVER SO KINDLY DEAR LIZ…;)

    – Tammera

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartover 4 years ago

    Fantastic colors and detail in this one Tammera

  • AWWW…THANK YOU DEAR THEA…;)

    – Tammera

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 4 years ago

    so full of life with these colors………….well done wahini

  • AWWWW…THANK YOU EVER SO DEAR KJ..:)

    – Tammera

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonover 4 years ago

    VERY NICE TAMMERA!

    km.

  • THANK YOU KINDLY DEAR KEVIN…;)

    – Tammera

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 4 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • THANK YOU EVER SO DEAR CINDY..:)

    – Tammera

  • HKBlack
    HKBlackover 4 years ago

    OMG-This is incredible.I want a window kling like this,because to make it stained glass would be to hard.Can stuff like this be printed onto glass?It would make such a cool window.

  • HMMM…NOT SURE…I KNOW THAT HOME DEPOT CARRIES STUFF THAT CAN BE PUT ON WINDOW AND IS JUST PRINT PATTERN…KIND OF A PLASTIC FILM THAT STAYS ON WINDOW JUST WITH WATER ON THE BACK AND SQUEEGY IT….BUT I DONT KNOW ANYTHING ELSE ABOUT HOW IT IS PRINTED…:)

    – Tammera

  • AngelinaLucia10
    AngelinaLucia10over 4 years ago

    Fantastic detail and colors Tammera!!!

  • AWWW…THANK YOU KIND ANGELINA…:)

    – Tammera

  • AnaCBStudio
    AnaCBStudioover 4 years ago

    Very nice…great colors Tammera

  • THANK YOU SO VERY KINDLY ANA…:)

    – Tammera

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

  • THANK YOU FRANCIS..:)

    – Tammera

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 4 years ago

  • FEATURED!!
    THANK YOU EVER SO KINDLY FOR THE HONOR OF A FEATURE IN THE GROUP…:)

    – Tammera

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