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9 comments:

  1. Ouch, Hot Stuff ! Lovely but oh so hot !

    I hope the weekend brings you some cool and calm moments to savor and heal.

    Much love,

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  2. I feel like this during summers in Texas.

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  3. Thank you. It takes a certain kind of courage/heart/awareness to be consumed and capable of portraying that consumption so clearly...the sage Milarepa comes to mind.

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  4. Thank you Kim, hope you enjoy your weekend, too. Spring is in the air and It's so nice to finally have a couple windows open!

    Ha! gee, something to look forward to Heather?! I remember the summer temps often reaching the 120℉ range while living in Yuma AZ - so grateful to be out of that southwest heat :)

    You're welcome Donna, and thank you. I had to look up Milarepa and loved the bit that I've read so far, that his writings "emphasize the temporary nature of the physical body and the need for non-attachment." Amen to that. Much love, Karin

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  5. such a scorched face- how in the world did you do that, and i loved the gold paint - this book is going to another fantastic version of your art

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  6. DANG! I feel HOT! I think I'll take off my clothes...

    Seriously karin, the gold embelishments are perfect. The texture and the spatial concept is just perfect.

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  7. Hi Peggy, thank you. It does seem like the book has shifted directions a few times, doesn't it?! I've felt a little lost at times with it recently - kind of floundering, then a couple days flow!
    The face is painted with gesso on a kind of rice paper that I did an uneven red wash of acrylic paint on, and then splattered with some of the same color undiluted. It's actually a left over piece of paper from the Once Upon a Time book you might remember, that I did about child abuse and posted on Nov 8th. I had tried to replicate blood stained gauze there, and had this blank page left, so I used it here for that heated effect.

    Hey Ces, thank you so much :)

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  8. I feel it Karin. Your painting is speaking to me.

    Yes it is miseryland in a way and limbo in another and fucking irritated in another.

    Love you. Renee xoxoxo

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  9. oh, i love this... xxoo

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