She Doesn't Know She's Falling Apart


Detroit, United States

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Passion can feed or destroy …

This is a Digitally Edited version of my watercolor (120 lb paper) piece, “The Scent of Love,” inspired by the novel and film Perfume: Story of a Murderer – book by Patrick Suskind, film by Tom Twyker.

I was just playing around with editing options, and this is the result; hope you like it! :) I would, however, like to keep this work separate from its original, which is why the title is what it is.

She Doesn’t Know She’s Falling Apart _is an abstract idea I had that will mean different things to different people. For me, the shapely woman disintegrating into rose petals symbolizes several things.

Women often cannot see when their lives, loves, health, or even world outlook is falling apart. Too often we ignore our health, body or mental symptoms, crumbling relationships, or fading joys.

That nagging pain in the stomach should be checked out by a doctor. That lump in the breast must immediately be diagnosed. An unhealthy friendship? Loosen ties. Abusive husband? There are shelters and hope. I could go on and on.

The moral of the story is, keep your eyes and soul open to your feelings: physical, emotional, and mental. You never know what they may reveal – or save._

Edited with Picasa and Photobucket Original work done in Cotman watercolors

Proud to be Featured in Avant Garde Art, August 2010

Proud to be Featured in The Art of Pain, August 2010

Top 10 Finalist in Avant Garde Art’s Become our Group Avatar Challenge! August 2010

Delighted to be published in the wonderful online Pink Panther Magazine, September 2010!

Top 10 Placement in Feminine Intent’s challenge Fabulous Titles, April 2011

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