Mixed Media Artist

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Independent Will

18″x24″ mix media/encaustic painting on wood. The sides are 1.5″ deep and are painted red. This painting is available in my Etsy shop HERE or directly from me maria@mariapacewynters.com

Layaway is available for this painting.

The inspiration behind this painting:

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

Charlotte Brontë

 

This last week in Alberta, Canada we elected someone into power who is threatened by people who do not fit into a tidy neat little box.  It wasn’t a surprise to me, I knew Jason Kenney was going to get elected. For all of the time I have lived in Alberta, the conservatives have been in power. The last four years have a been an anomaly. I do not want to get political. I try to avoid it at all costs but this is not about politics. This is about human rights.

It hurts my heart to know that people from the LGBTQ community are worried and scared because the UCP have a majority government.  We have to stand up for these human beings, because it starts with taking away their rights  and ends with taking away all of our rights. No person, group or government should hold the power to take away  another’s free will.  We are all free… we are no birds … we are not ensnared in a net (YET) … we are free human beings with independent will.  We must stand together for this to remain true.  We must stand up against anyone that tries to impede that freedom for our fellow human beings. We cannot be silent.

 

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Float Above It

 

Float-Above-it

This  is a mixed media/encaustic painting on wood. It is  12″ x36″  and has 1.5″ deep sides that are red.

This painting is available HERE

When you’re in the muck you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things too. That’s the consolation of philosophy.

David Cronenberg

I remember as a kid having a balloon and accidentally letting the string go and watching it just float off and into the sky until it disappeared. And there’s something about that, even, that feels very much like what life is, you know, that it’s fleeting, and it’s temporal.

Pete Docter


Night Pond

Night-PondThis is a 6″x6″ mixed media painting on wood. The sides are 1.5″ and are red.

This painting is available HERE


Evening Dreamer

Evening-Dreamer

9″x12″ mixed media painting on wood. The sides are 1.5″ deep and are painted red.

This painting is available HERE

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.

 


Night Blooms

Night-Blooms

3″x12″ mixed media painting on wood. The sides are 1.5″ deep and are painted turquoise.

This painting is available HERE

“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.”
― Masaru EmotoSecret Life of Water


The Passing Time

The-Passing-Time

5.5″ x11″ mixed media on paper. This painting is on rag paper and would need to be matted and framed by you.

This painting is available HERE

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

 


Intensity

Intensity

6″x10″ mixed media painting on paper. This painting will have to be matted and framed by you.

This painting is available HERE

It is such a secret place, the land of tears.

 


Red Poppies

Red-Poppy-28″x10″ mixed media/encaustic painting on wood. The sides are 1.5″  deep and are painted red.

This painting is available HERE

 


Pretty Little Koi Pond

Pretty-Little-Pond

11″x14″ mixed media painting on wood. The sides are 1.5″ deep and are painted red.

This painting is available HERE

This painting is about ‘pause’. Pausing, breathing, slowing down … stopping the mind from racing about from one thing to another.

I look at this pond and feel that pause. That air entering my lungs. That quieting of my mind.

Some days are harder than others, but I am working on it.


Be Still

Be Still

4.75″ x 17 ” mixed media painting on rag paper.  This painting will need to be matted and framed by you.

This painting is available HERE

“Being still does not mean don’t move. It means move in peace.”
― E’yen A. Gardner