Mask of Hands
Mask of Hands
Screaming Hydra
Screaming Hydra
Mighty Scream
Mighty Scream
A Call in the Dark
A Call in the Dark
Relief at Last
Relief at Last
Hands of Dread
Hands of Dread
All is Lost
All is Lost
Heart Gnawed by Tormenting Rats
Heart Gnawed by Tormenting Rats
Entangled in Shame
Entangled in Shame
Chaotic Mess
Chaotic Mess
Huddled Up Girl
Huddled Up Girl
Wide-Eyed Terrified
Wide-Eyed Terrified
Obsessive Anxiety
Obsessive Anxiety
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Just Stop!
Just Stop!
The Agony
The Agony
Mighty Scream: Uncut
Mighty Scream: Uncut
Haunted Pursuit
Haunted Pursuit
Geometric Girl
Geometric Girl
Mask of Hands
Mask of HandsKind of overwhelming anxiety.The face hidden in shame/despair, head exploding from the intense emotion, also some resemblance to shaking head back and forth saying "no". all the strokes are hasty and rough, not smooth, relating to the anxiety of the feelings, and some reds mixed in, showing the burning emotion in the darkness of the feelings. 
Screaming Hydra
Screaming HydraA cacophony of shrieking voices piercing the dark night, emitted from faces contorted with fear, a jumble of pain and anguish, despair and anger. The faces are rooted in a contorted and tortured heart. The gloomy background suggests darkness, while the blue hues of the faces imply indifference.
Mighty Scream
Mighty ScreamAll the energy in this painting focuses on the scream, the entire canvas points to the screaming mouth. Outside the mouth, there is no vibrancy, only indifference, yet the mouth is red, conveying the release of strong emotion. The supporting hand and eyes shut tight reveal the effort of the scream.
A Call in the Dark
A Call in the DarkDarkness dominates this painting, with just enough light emanating from the upper corner to illuminate an upwards facing silhouetted profile. The profile appears to be calling out solitarily in the darkness, with no answer. The minimalism leaves much interpretation to the observer.
Relief at Last
Relief at LastThe two figures are one and the same, the inner small girl, huddled in fear, and the woman screaming, releasing bottled up emotion. There is sense of relief in her call, finally allowing her feelings to flow forth unhindered. The little girl is clearly visible, because the woman’s actions are a reaction to her inner self.
Hands of Dread
Hands of DreadMenacing hands, all reaching down, grasping at thin air. These are the hands of haunting memories, trying to pull us back to the pain and suffering that they contain. The reds and blues serve to heighten the tension, underscoring the danger in submitting to troubling remembrances of the past
All is Lost
All is Lost2017, 24x30Oil & Acrylic on CanvasThis painting conveys emptiness and the hollow feeling of sadness. There is no anxiety or fear anymore, only a wistful hopelessness. The face is frozen in a stoic pose, a single tear betrays inner sorrow. This painting employs rough brushstrokes, and the dark shadows threaten to overtake the face at the edge of the painting 
Heart Gnawed by Tormenting Rats
Heart Gnawed by Tormenting Rats2017, 30x30 Oil on CanvasThe heart is disintegrating steadily, gnawed away by rats. Emotions are being tormented by gnawing thoughts, and yet there is no stopping the slow inorexable cannibalization of the suffering heart. 
Entangled in Shame
Entangled in Shame2017, 24x36 Oil on CanvasA face hides behind a small hand that is all too small, willing itself to disappear. The mood is one of shame and embarrassment, but the cause is unclear. The painting consists of broad rough strokes, signifying the raw emotion of shame. 
Chaotic Mess
Chaotic Mess2017, 24x30 Oil on CanvasIf you look closely, you can almost hear the anguished scream of the painting. The brush strokes are rapid, conveying urgency. The subject appears to be suffering a headache from the swirling mess of emotions cascading through its brain. The hands attempt in vain to shield the head from the pain within. 
Huddled Up Girl
Huddled Up Girl2017. 16x20 Acrylic on CanvasThe vivid colors of this painting belie the feelings of pain and sadness displayed by the huddled up figure, who is attempting to hold her grief to herself, close to her heart. 
Wide-Eyed Terrified
Wide-Eyed TerrifiedEyes. A nose. A look of horror so raw, animal-like almost, staring back at the observer in utter horror. The cause of fear is unknown and inconsequential, it is the reaction that matters. The face is paralyzed by it, all else is forgotten in the face of sheer terror.
Obsessive Anxiety
Obsessive Anxiety2017, 24x30 Acrylic on CanvasThe subject shakes its head violently to rid itself of obsessive thought and anxiety. It seems like it is being driven to insanity. The anxiety afflicts the head alone, the body remains still, strangely unaffected. 
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Just Stop!
Just Stop!2017, 24x24 Oil on CanvasA scream, too close for comfort! Anxiety has taken over, erupting in a scream, which calls out with every fiber of being: “Just stop! I can’t take it anymore.” 
The Agony
The AgonyA head encircled by hands, the face is drawn up in a ghastly scowl, a face of blue entangled in a thicket of blue. Afflicted by trauma of actions passed, of regretted words, and unfinished dreams left to blow in the wind. 
Mighty Scream: Uncut
Mighty Scream: Uncut2017, 24x36 Oil on CanvasAll the energy in this painting focuses on the screaming mouth. Beyond there is no vibrancy, only indifference, yet the mouth is red, conveying the release of messy, raw emotion. The supporting hand and eyes shut tight reveal the effort of the scream.
Haunted Pursuit
Haunted Pursuit2017, 24x46The subject is a vague blurry figure. The hands are curled menacingly, attacking from the inside out. The hands seek control of thoughts and feelings, there is no safe haven from them. 
Geometric Girl
Geometric Girl
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