everything is a fortress / original painting / original collage / art gift / art lover / mixed media painting / art on wood


everything is a fortress

an original mixed media collage on cradled wood panel

8 x 8 x 1 3/4 inches

ready to hang – wire hanger attached in back

a deep, multi-layered collage, including original ink drawings, wax monoprints, found paper, typography, poured ink, colour-infused gel

found elements, layered collage, and painting

sealed and protected with varnish

The thing to do is to build a fortress within yourself.
~ Eve Arden

Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
~ Eugene O'Neill

Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.
~ Charlie Chaplin

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