Original artwork description:

"Untitled" is a black and white gouache painting on paper from my Reflections series. The series, both literally and figuratively, reflects on my state of mind and mental state during a very painful transitionary phase in my life.

In creating each piece, I spent a lot of time taking self-timed photos of myself interacting with mirrors. Sometimes these interactions were confrontational, angry, and even violent; other times they were quiet, contemplative, and filled with longing or sadness.

In this piece the mirror itself disappears and the figure's expression/emotion becomes indicative of psychological space. The skewed disproportions of the eyes, mouth, and nose also speak to ones sense of self (or lack there-of) within this painful emotional experience.

Materials used:

Gouache on paper

Tags:
#emotional portrait #gouache painting #psychological #black and white portrait of woman #sad art 
Untitled (Reflections series) (2020)
Gouache painting
by Linda Wallentine

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Original artwork description
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"Untitled" is a black and white gouache painting on paper from my Reflections series. The series, both literally and figuratively, reflects on my state of mind and mental state during a very painful transitionary phase in my life.

In creating each piece, I spent a lot of time taking self-timed photos of myself interacting with mirrors. Sometimes these interactions were confrontational, angry, and even violent; other times they were quiet, contemplative, and filled with longing or sadness.

In this piece the mirror itself disappears and the figure's expression/emotion becomes indicative of psychological space. The skewed disproportions of the eyes, mouth, and nose also speak to ones sense of self (or lack there-of) within this painful emotional experience.

Materials used:

Gouache on paper

Tags:
#emotional portrait #gouache painting #psychological #black and white portrait of woman #sad art 
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I have always been compelled to explore and express elements of the human experience as an artist and story-teller. Although we are all on separate journeys with individual paths, we... Read more

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