|The beginning of the 'Samba series' on 30cm by 30cm stretched canvases |
I destroyed the work. But not really destroying. They are growing, learning, bearing the scars of time.
|First finish of the 'Samba series'|
I did them several months ago but yesterday I knew I had to paint them again.
I got them out, squeezed paint onto the canvases and gave them new life, new meaning.
A new story. The old story is still there, just not visible. Like all the stories of my life, that are layered upon each other.
|Redone! 'Samba series'|
Sometimes I forget old stories, but they are still part of the canvas of my life.
Now, I live new experiences. My life is not so easy or pretty anymore. I too bear the scars of my mistakes, of others mistakes. I also carry the beautiful strokes of my triumphs...
I look so different, but the canvas is still the same.
I am new and old, all in one, like these paintings.
Labels: Amolo artist, Amolo's artworks, Black and White Acrylic Painting