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Speaking with colours

By paolafalconi   /     Oct 07, 2016  /     My art

A while ago I saw a definite fluo-orange image in a book. Some days later I went to the art shop where I usually buy my art materials and “that specific colour” was not available. I’ve been making several tries mixing colours to reach that fluo-orange and now I finally got it! To me it represents to me the energy that I need to keep going on.

Goldfish#1

Goldfish#1
2016 Mixed media 40cm x 40cm

The black, on the other hand, is a “colour-not-colour”, spiritual, the sum of all the colours and all the emotions.

The white, instead, speaks the language of the light, the language of purity, and, again, the language of the Spirit.

During this period in which I see a lot of pain and misery around me, the fish is the symbol of freedom, he moves, dances slowly in the water (life), moving gently his long and tender fins.

I like the lotus flower not only because it’s aesthetically wonderful but also because I associate it to this zen phrase I found in the Internet: “Like a lotus flower we too have the ability to rise from the mud, bloom out of the darkness and radiate into the world”.

Continua in italiano….

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