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Work in Progress: The Rescuer

I started this painting a few years ago but just couldn’t get it so I used gesso and removed everything I want to change. I’ve put the painting on the easel and will turn it and look at it from all angles for the next few days. This will help me to know which direction […]

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Sunflower Visions

Title: Sunflower VisionsArt by: Faith Magdalene AustinMedium: Watercolor and colored pencil on watercolor paperSize: 9 x 10 inches, Finish: Signed, dated, unmountedStyle: Surreal, Abstract,  Art details: Sunburst, faces, swirls, eyes and hands reaching out are just part of what you’ll see in this colorful, jam packed art piece. Lively orange, vivid purple, lime and sage green […]

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Wild Things

Title: Wild ThingsArt by: Faith Magdalene AustinMedium: Acrylic collage on heavy cardstockSize: 9×12 inches, Finish: Sealed, signed, dated, unmountedStyle: Collage, Surreal, Abstract Figurative, raw Art details: Cut outs of my own art have been arranged to create “Wild Things.” Sunflowers, koi fish, African faces, Asian faces and more have been mixed together in a wild collage. […]

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Journal Work in Progress

Journaling until I’m blue in the face. Work in progress. “Someone Else” in watercolor and acrylic. All work shown is on 8.5 x 5.5 paper. “Froggie Smiles”.  These are photographs. I’m looking forward to scanning so these look right. This is much darker than the actual painting. I’m working on the details of all these […]

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Cacophony: Head Noise

Original surreal art showing an array of faces, colors, lines and expressive movement. Art Title: Cacophony: Head Noise Art by: Faith Magdalene Austin Size: 8.5 x 5.5 Media: Mixed, acrylic, marker on 98 lb sketchbook paper Finish: signed, dated, heat sealed, unmounted, raw Style: Surreal, Illustration Faith

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Taking off her mask. Who will she be?

Content: Discussion of child torture and sexual abuse, the affects of emotional abuse, feeling hated during violent abuse, dental appointment I just thought, I was taught to hate me. I was taught that I don’t deserve mercy, so when I think of myself as a child, I feel the contempt that burned beside the torture. […]

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Spark: Fire and Water

Spark: Fire and Water now has a wall of its own. Soon it will be safely packaged up and sent on its journey. Spark: Fire and Water is an art journal, two page spread that was offered in my Etsy shop. Sparks of color fly as her eyes open wide to take in and hold […]

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Getting My Hands Dirty

When I’m anxious I make small terrariums in glass jars. I make dry flower arrangements from flowers I’ve purchased or flowers donated by friends. I often get a years worth of lavender from a friend when she cuts hers back. I love that stuff. Thank goodness I don’t have allergies. I have all kinds of […]

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Art Sale at Sundrip on Etsy

SUNDRIP – Art for Life on Etsy is having a 35% off sale. On sale now are all items in the Lupus CRSD category and all items in the Art Journal Originals category only. Hop on over to Etsy, buy a bunch of stuff, then use coupon code LupusArtJournalOr17 for 35% off your total purchase. […]

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She Speaks The Dream

Let her scream. Let her sing Let her speak her dreams. Let her pant on, glide through waves of churning water and strike back at lighting. Let her eyes be open, her hands open Let her feel the wind. Let her rest on soft clouds. Take her home. Title: Mindscape – “She speaks the dream” Art […]