Sunday, July 29, 2012

The Ticklish Point under her Chin

"I try to avoid looking at her body—but still, I can see the ticklish point under her chin, and the long line of her neck, which is plunging into the collar, and the jugular vein fluttering there, and the nipple, half of which is peeking out from the shadow, down there under the opening of the shirt. 
Her ribcage starts flaring up now with rapid, disorderly breathing, as if to escape a nightmare. This, I figure, is something she must face alone."


I painted this watercolor with yellows and greens that I rarely used before, because I wished to give this figure a glow. Her fleshiness is accentuated with the perspective I chose, looking up at her from a vantage point at the level of her knees. I named her 'Butterfly' because despite being heavy, she has a twisting, swinging motion across the paper. 


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10 comments:

  1. Great way to start it off...A certain mystery and suspense outlines the post...Which is quite a attention drawer..And the painting obviously is amazing.

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  2. great work is done. its magnificent a women posing like a dreaming, It is a beauty.

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    1. Nibha, so happy you found my blog! Thank you for coming in!

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  3. The stroke of your brush magnifies her beauty, a butterfly indeed, I feel her sensuality laid before me in color.The flow of her body lines are enticing.

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    1. Thank you so much Vincent. I was truly moved by your piece tonight.

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  4. The painting certainly draws me in. Very sensuous. Very colorful.

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    1. Ah! Thank you Sheila! Sensuous, that's my middle name... :)

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  5. This is something of a true work of art and so beautifully expressed Uvi, thanks for sharing your love of creativity with us there on Facebook, and here. Awesome lovely work here with your blog as well, bravo!

    Your budd Cloud Explorer aka Mike Pugh

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