I've been working on 9 8X8 canvas mixed media pieces and they are coming along. I have the first two finished and here is the first one entitled:
It is made around the theme of sensuality. I envisioned the goddess, unabashed and free. I used a bold red as the base layered with soft pinks, blues and gold on top to communicate this. The images of birds and butterflies flying free and roses in full bloom symbolize that the goddess cannot be caged. She must be and IS free to express her love and power. The same love and power that animates butterflies, birds and roses, animates us. It cannot be contained, must not be contained, must be expressed, must be free.
There are two images of goddesses on either side framing the word "Lover".
I used acrylic paint, distress ink, paper, stamp images, and covered the whole thing with Mod Podge Matte to seal it.
Here are some more close ups so the detail can be seen more clearly: