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The Invisible Children

The Invisible Children is a haunting and surreal scene of sunflowers at night, a full moon, ravens flying and figures in the flowers at the base of a large, bare tree. It is a dark, fluid piece, full of small details. Art Title: The Invisible ChildrenArt by: Faith Magdalene AustinMedia: Acrylic paint, ink, paperSize: 5.5 […]

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A Little Love

A tiny painting with a message of love. Title: A Little Love Art by: Faith Magdalene Austin Media: Acrylic and ink on wood panel Size: 3 inches by 2 inches African Americana Looking for original art? Visit SUNDRIP – Art for Life on Etsy. Follow the Etsy link or see the sidebar for more links.

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The Unseen

“The Unseen” is a painting by my 12 year old alter named Michelle who has been out quite a bit lately. She’s doing therapy with Dr. D right now so there will surely be more art from her displayed on the blog. The art piece was started by layering paint then smearing ink until she […]

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Bits and Pieces

Title: “Bits and Pieces” Art by: Faith M. Austin Size: 6.5 x 4.5 Medium: acrylic, ink, paper Finish: sealed, mounted Style: Modern Abstract

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Therapy Review: Feeling Black Hoping for Light

We talked about feeling depressed in a different way than what I’m used to feeling. There’s an underlying feeling of not caring about anything and just wanting someone to take out of my stomach whatever it is that’s eating me alive. I’m so tired right now I can’t see straight. Sleep didn’t come easily. He […]

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My beloved theme is BACK!!!

I HATED those other themes. They weren’t me at all. I couldn’t stand it, but Twenty Twelve is back. Lets hope things go better this time. I so missed you Twenty Twelve. I don’t like change that much. This theme fits my needs. I like it and don’t want to give it up. You may […]

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Lessons from Mother. Appearances Tell a Different Story.

Content: Spiritual abuse. Emotional and psychological abuse, homelessness, covert sexual abuse Mother taught me that if I do the little things right I’ll do the big things right. She taught me that a strong foundation must be laid but that all foundations start with a grain of sand. Their grains packed together to support materials […]

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Eye to Eye – Never a Secret

Right now I have Grace’s face in front of mine like a self portrait. Her eyes are even with mine. She looks me in the face with confidence I didn’t get to see grow. I don’t even know how much time has passed because time means nothing to me. I think of Grace quite often. […]

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On the Easel : Madness in Color. Black Butterfly.

This is some of the art I’m working on. It’s art on paper, of course. One – watercolor and acrylic. She is wild and Untamed. Two – watercolor and acrylic. I’ve lost my way on this one so it hangs waiting for the aha moment. “Black Butterfly” –  I’d never seen a black butterfly until […]

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Quiet and Uneventful

Wednesday was quiet and uneventful which is exactly how I like it here where the sun drips. After a less than favorable awakening by Ms Kitty Extraordinaire, I played a few games of Swiped Gems Live and fell asleep. I got up a bit later and messed around with some Jade plants and a few […]