Thursday, 20 May 2010

The Mask

This is a piece I did a while back.  Its called the Mask, and relates to the masks that we all wear, for me its about the stripping away of the layers, to see the real person underneath.  The vunerable side that hides, rarely showing up, wanting to be understood but afraid.  So you keep wearing the mask......

9 comments:

  1. I love looking at other artists blogs and I would like to invite you over to my blog as I am having a giveaway now in honor of my new grandson. I have become a follower and look forward to more of your artwork. Come say hi

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  2. Hi: Your mask is beautiful, as I am sure you are. Thank you so much for sharing your art with us. Blessings, Martha

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  3. I think it's beautiful. Great work. Thanks for sharing and I have become a follower. Have a great weekend.

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  4. The art is very beautiful. Great job.

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  5. hi amanda! what great art you create! can't wait to see more! marcia

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  6. Oh, Amanda. . . this fits right in with the Believe Truth e-course . . . you will find where it relates in Week 2. This resonates with my heart.
    love & grace,
    jodi shaw

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  7. We Wear the Mask
    Paul Laurence Dunbar

    We wear the mask that grins and lies,
    It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,--
    This debt we pay to human guile;
    With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,
    And mouth with myriad subtleties.

    Why should the world be overwise,
    In counting all our tears and sighs?
    Nay, let them only see us, while
    We wear the mask.

    We smile, but, O great Christ, our cries
    To thee from tortured souls arise.
    We sing, but oh the clay is vile
    Beneath our feet, and long the mile;
    But let the world dream otherwise,
    We wear the mask!

    Paul Laurence Dunbar

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  8. Thanks for coming by Amanda!
    What a beautiful art you have, very impressive!
    What is the mask made of? wood, paint?

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