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Paintings

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:33 am
by Marina Smargiannakis
Thank you to those who have shared their own paintings here, they have inspired me to do so myself. I am often very afraid of the energies attached to this forum when sharing an honest part of myself, which is something I have been avoiding for a while, but am glad for the opportunity to do so. I am also selling my paintings publicly on the weekends as part of an event here in NYC, which is new and a big step for me, and last week, the influence was so negative that the tent moved in an unstable manner and two of my pieces were sliced right through! It was incredibly traumatic and I almost, right there, gave up wanting to continue with my art forever. It helped me to work through much more around feelings about my own worth, what is truly loving, and what standing in truth can do. In this event I was able to see how my family of origin's belief systems have been passed down to me, feeling that I cannot prosper as an artist. In the end, they are just beliefs, and I feel differently about this recently.

Thus, I still want to share and show this part of myself. Here are some drawings made from oil pastel and sharpie, and also Oil and acrylic paintings.

Thanks to Nicky for providing the space to do so.

Re: Paintings

Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:36 am
by Marina Smargiannakis
Here are two others, I couldn't fit any further in previous post. Thanks!

Re: Paintings

Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 9:41 am
by Vivi
I love the way you express your art Marina.
Keep on painting. ;)

Bravo! :)