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Spring of Youth in watercolor

Spring of Youth was created on watercolor paper with ink, crayola crayons and crayola markers. In addition to the stated media there are small details completed in pigmented glue. The painting shows a little girl with big blue river like eyes walking through a field/forest while carrying and infant. There are two huge full sunflowers, […]

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Rainbows and Daydreams

Rainbows and Daydreams is a painting from my sketchbook that shows a little black girl dreaming amongst the flowers. Media: Crayola crayons, Crayola markers on 6×9 sketchbook paper. Minor digital corrections. Art by: F. Magdalene Austin *SOLD*

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She sings my tune, she knows all the words

A little birdie came to tell but I already knew. “She sings my tune, she knows all the words” is black folk art depicting a young black girl with a white bird on her shoulder sharing secrets. This original mixed media painting was created on 6×9 paper in oils, watercolor and ink. What I like […]

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Snails Three and Ducky

The mama snail I added to my aquarium recently had a few babies. I’ve watched these little tiny lives grow from the size of a pencil eraser to now the size of a dime. They’re so, so sweet.  For those of you who are unaware Little Duck is my nickname, which means the little duck […]

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Sketchbook Madness

. .Focus and grow against all odds. These two pieces from my art therapy sketchbook shown two figures with a central eye directing them through life. Both have one large flower included in the painting and a very still background. “Version Two” shows much more activity with the sun on her shoulder and pools of water […]

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Sweet Dreams

In this mixed media painting a little black girl flies through the night in her orange gown and holds the moon while dreaming. The original painting is on cardboard and includes oil paints and oil pastels. The background swirls were created with puff paint to make them 3D and her dress was made with pieces […]

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Clay Works

These are the first little clay sculptures I’ve done in years. I started working with clay as physical therapy for my hands and found that I thoroughly enjoy it. The three bird candle holders shown were all done completely differently. The first bird starting from the far left is  clay with a porcelain overlay. The […]

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Stone and Shadows

Stone and Shadows was originally sketched in pencil on paper. .. . Thank you for visiting SUNDRIP – Art for Life Please remember all work is copyright protected. See my sidebar for the full copyright statement.

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Square Box Junk Hiders

They’re made of acrylic oil and saw dust on square wooden boxes. The “hiders” can also be arranged on the wall vertically or diagonally, matching edges as you want. I like to make large earth like wall collages out of them by matching up the browns to look like an island and the blues to […]

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“Home” is a simple oil and acrylic painting with a childlike feel.  The idealistic setting of a white house and white picket fence is painted on textured cardstock. Instead of brightening the rainbow I used darker blues and a darker red then added a dark frame. This adds a nice “grown up” feel to a […]