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Dolls. Bears. Frogs. Birds

I'm having difficulties with the shoes for the doll I made. I refuse to paint them on because I could see me spilling paint on her little dress. I don't even know where to get dark blue or black socks. If I did, I'd leave it at that. Soo, that's the hold up with the doll.

I'd like to make a few more bears as well as a frog or two but it's not in my best interest. I am unable to manage the emotions of some of the younger personalities who become very agitated, hit themselves, shake their head back and forth violently and rock. What they feel can only be described as oppressive. It's oppressive for them and for me.

One winter project I've been working on is painting flowers and birds. When I learn painting techniques l have to translate them into the language I use on canvas, expressionism.


written12-15-15 / 4:02am EST

Published on Categories Artists Thoughts, PTSD

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SUNDRIP – Art for Life is a site that expresses in every media possible an intimate look into the life of a person living with major trauma. The issues addressed in art and writing include Dissociative Identity Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Lupus and CRSD. Despite these issues, I intend to move forward, through and out with honor, grace and creativity.

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