Tuesday, April 20, 2010

4.20.10

Working on an oil painting last night, I was left with some leftover paint. I used to have a canvas where I used my leftovers. But last night I just had paper. This is what resulted : a front image and a side image of a very pregnant woman. It can't be me...the farthest I ever made it was 30 weeks, so I don't know what being "really really" pregnant is like. I guess it's the stage everyone seems to struggle through (understandably so), but the stage I wish I could have made it to for the sake of having Lyra that much longer.



9 comments:

  1. I really like this. I have been that "really really" pregnant and the impatience haunts me. Being so done, so ready for that baby to come out. Getting testy and cranky. Oh god I wish I could take that back. To sit in peace with my body and my baby while they changed and took their own sweet time.

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  2. Those are lovely. The colors and texture are wonderful.

    I remember those overly full days and shake my head at how I begged for Liam to just be born already! I wish I would have savored those days more fully, not just wished them away. I am thankful, now of course, that Liam was in my body for so long.

    As always, your art is beautiful and full of emotion.

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  3. sadkitty- yes me too!

    this one is so rich in color. i love the depth. i want to touch it :)

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  4. beautiful colors. I am always touched by your expressiveness.
    And I went to that blog you linked in your last post. Very nice. glad you found it, thanks for passing it along.

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  5. It's a beautiful piece of artwork. You are very talented and I'm glad that through your honesty and creativity, we can find blessing here.

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  6. oh, this gorgeous piece gave me such an emotional jolt - hope, sadness, and appreciation all at the same time. just beautiful.

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  7. i loved being this big, its when you are so tight and your stomach skin is so stretched that you can see body parts when they move. feet ,knees , elbows...... this is a beautiful painting xxx anne

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  8. Oh, this is so nice to see as I read back in your blog...knowing that you soon will be so big and full. I remember that phase with my first 2 babies. I remember delighting in my likeness to goddess images I had seen - so round and heavy chested...Yes, it was uncomfortable, but a prideful roundness...I loved swimming in the lake when I was that big with my eldest. When you are in the water, your tummy is weightless. It was amazing.

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