Art journal- Healing related

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Although I haven’t posted any art journal entries in awhile, I am still doing them.  This first group are healing related ones.

This first entry is a larger one, done on a piece of scrapbook paper. It depicts the fear that although our abuser is dead, he will somehow come back.  This is something that he said would happen.

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This entry is done in our small art journal. The background is acrylic paint.  This is a collection of various items in different abuse related memories we have.

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This piece was also done in our small art journal. I have no idea what it means. It just came out.

 

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This was also a smaller piece. I titled this one the first, though it’s meaning escapes me.

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Angie

 

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2 responses »

  1. There’s a lot of orange in the art journal pieces. What does orange symbolize for you?

    The first one with the shark makes me shiver. I think I see my dead uncle all the time but its not possible. I think I see my ex husband who is alive but that’s unlikely. I only need to look in the mirror to see my mother but she frightens me less and less as the years go by.

    What I ‘hear’ in the shark image is that their words were sometimes more powerful than their actions. I remember stuff my mother said to me that caused a helpless reaction in me. I can hardly write the sentence. I’m just saying, sticks and stones heal faster than words.

  2. Good question about Orange. I have no idea. Chaos maybe? Oh yes words were perhaps more powerful than actions. Words just stick with you and cut right to your soul.

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