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Ashes – Hesitant to Speak

I know what I want from this painting but who knows how long it’ll take to reach the finish line. 24 x 36 on watercolor paper. This young girl is made of ashes. She’s wearing a dress made of bits and pieces of this and that. There is burlap and there are wood shavings, colored paper […]

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Lakrysta – Lady in the Stars

Art Title: Lakrysta – Lady in the Stars Medium: Ink and acrylics on 5 x 7 paper, signed, dated Original art by: Faith M. Austin SOLD

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Reach – Surreal Etching

Reach is a surreal painting / etching created with Crayola Crayons and Crayola Markers on 6.5 x 4.5 inch paper. This is original art drawn with Crayola, smoothed with my fingers then detailed in ink. Your painting is hand crafted in that the images, including the woman with many arms, the sitting figure, the rain […]

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Intense. Unleashed. Fearless

“Drawing is not an exercise of particular dexterity, but above all a means of expressing intimate feelings and moods.” (Henri Matisse) I feel in color. I no longer see this as a disadvantage since most process everything in black and white. I paint as if it means my life. By the last stroke I am […]

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Cut in Stone

A friend of mine, now gone, once said: “The most beautiful things come from the most foul manure.” I hope he’s right. I hope to one day grow past what is ugly into not just beauty but peace. As stated in my bio, I have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as Multiple Personality Disorder. […]

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Dance of Dissonance

By 4 am I was exhausted. My head was tired, full of noise that made no sense. At my threshold I got up from bed and walked 10 feet to my studio, pulled out a piece of paper and began to paint. I removed some of the surface paper for texture, scratched paint with a […]

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art is the reason I’m not crazy

To the extent that I managed to translate the emotions into images– that is to say, to find the images which were concealed in the emotions– I was inwardly calmed and reassured. Had I left those images hidden in the emotions, I might have been torn to pieces by them…. Carl Jung If I didn’t […]

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Inner Swim

The young girl sits with her legs crossed by a large koi. One finger touches the water, the other hand lays on her bronze and copper painted pants. Sand has been added to the pants as a symbol of stone. Beautiful, bright pink flowers grow in the garden. Her shirt is shredded fabric, linen pieces. […]

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Purify

Its difficult for me to post art therapy pieces here but awhile ago I decided I would. It’s still had though. This piece is art expressing multiple personality disorder. It is a painting showing the need for one of the figures to feel pure or relieved of her burden. The painting shows all the movement, […]

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Threshold

The small art piece shows a white soul standing in front of a tumultuous sky on a black bridge. There is fire raging beside her, a fire that glows in the sky. The sea rages beneath the bridge. The single white, faceless figure stands at her threshold. This textured, emotional piece is painted on sketchbook […]