Informal Non Structured Joy Painting

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Informal Non Structured Joy Painting, acrylic and chalk pastel on repurposed Starbucks wallpaper, 54 by 55 in. Emilia Kallock, 2018

Some elements in this painting are: Xingfu, or Happiness in Chinese, a twinflower (known for female reproductive health, named after taxonomist Carl Linnaeus), a snail for taking time, Robot DJ for providing good music, the masked apple from Magritte’s painting, and reishii mushrooms for health and longevity. Non Structured in the desire to introduce themes in an unconscious, automatic, free flow way. Starbucks wallpaper purchased from Skagit Salvage, a 2nd use building supply store in Skagit Valley.

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Kneeling Figure, acrylic and glitter on canvas, 72 by 60 in. Emilia Kallock 2015

Kneeling Figure, acrylic and glitter on canvas, 72 by 60 in. Emilia Kallock 2015

I finally completed this painting today, happy with the glitter as finishing touches.  The work is based on when one has an event that brings one to their knees, and re-organizes life in a new paradigm because of the impact.  It signifies both the humbling and new beginning aspect of the occurrence.