i explained in this post a little of what lead me to make The Scream. it’s basically a piece about violence against women, a subject that really sensitizes me not only for being a woman, but also for being human and for dreaming and working for a better world based on respect and equality. my first certainty about this work, in my brainstorm, was that I didn’t want a piece that was oppressing or showed only the pain of the violence or abuse. I wanted something that could have a […]
here it is. description later!
I finally finished The Scream today. as I was not able to scan it, I’m posting the last pics from the process. I really liked the way the top of the picture came out. the red stripe with white flowers in the black hair, on a warm colors background (not visible in details here) sort of look like Japanese art, which I enjoy very much. that was not my intention tough, but probably I’ll start doing more things in the same style.
I’ve been able to accomplish more than I expected these last days and I’m happy. sometimes I think there’s some kind of magic around here that makes me able to do so much and being a mother at the same time. “Ascension” is almost done. it lacks only a few details now. I decided to cut off some inches of board at the sides since I wanted to “lighten up” the figures and all that blue and violet in their hair. I committed the mistake of using too much warm […]
violence against women is a theme I’ve been for a long time planning to explore in a piece. along with children’s and animal’s rights, that’s a subject I am totally sensitive to. I think that every woman already felt in her own skin some kind of abuse or discrimination. they come not only in the form of physical violence or sexual humiliation, but in the form of words and abusive behaviors that are pretty much considered normal. like husbands who decline doing housework claiming that it is “women’s work”, for […]