this is acrylic on bristol board

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Comment by zobi salee on February 27, 2012 at 5:17pm

beautiful / can you ex plane what is Bristol board is it ?

Comment by Nikki Howland on February 27, 2012 at 6:34pm

Gorgeous...what a beautiful use of color; so vibrant!

Comment by Sylvia on February 27, 2012 at 6:55pm


Bristol and Illustration Board provide a stiff, strong surface to work on without the need for mounting. Our boards come in various weights and finishes. Bristol generally describes drawing paper that is pasted together to form multi-ply sheets. Illustration board has 100% cotton drawing paper mounted on both sides of heavyweight board.

Comment by Ev McTaggart on February 27, 2012 at 7:23pm

I love this--the colours and the composition.

Comment by Sage Mason on March 9, 2012 at 10:43pm

Hi Sylvia,  What do I see?  Hmmm, this piece has a lot of partial visions in it for me (sort of like when you look at the patterns in wooden floors, or in unfinished tiles or something).  I see a type of bird on the right, legs splayed, head and long beak tilted over it's back contacting in anger with another, smaller bird. On the left is a person hanging upside down, their long arms reaching to the bottom of the work, holding or protecting a diamond? A headstone? Shielding it somehow.  The center brings to mind lots of things, mostly a heart standing on one long dark leg (not a stable position), in the middle or between these two emotions - anger and protection.  That's what I see.

Comment by Sage Mason on March 9, 2012 at 10:44pm

Course, that could just by the story of my life. LOL!!

Comment by eugene robert budden on April 21, 2012 at 2:11am

i see the mother bird feeding its young!!

Comment by Natascha on April 30, 2012 at 5:28am

I see a woman dancer on the right and a man in the middle with his head bent down. Awesome artwork!

Comment by Ev McTaggart on May 25, 2012 at 9:21pm

This is stuill my favourite of all your paintings, Sylvia. You should also paint it on canvas. :-)

Comment by Sylvia on May 25, 2012 at 9:24pm

I never thought of doing that lol! Maybe I will someday soon.


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