|Heart on the Mend|
The heart is a metaphor for the human condition. We describe people as hard hearted, soft hearted, big hearted. Their heart can be broken, brave, bursting, full, heavy, light, open, locked, and on and on.
I am seeing Valentine's Day items in the stores, so I thought I would try doing some mixed media approaches to depicting this holiday all about love.
Valentine's Day is mostly for lovers, but who hasn't had their heart broken at some time? I actually thought of this composition while listening to Christina Perry's Jar of Hearts - a GREAT song.
This 6x6 heart is on a masonite panel and is textured with crackle paste. The heart has cracks in it, but has red sateen ribbons holding it together - on the mend I'm thinking.
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