In Daddy’s Arms, All is Safe

In Daddy’s Arms, All Is Safe was inspired by a photograph I took while travelling in Cuba. The schools have just ended for the day, and children were playing and running around in the plaza. Amongst all the laughter of the children, I spotted this little girl being carried, and she looked like she had not a care in the world as “In Daddy’s Arms, All Is Safe.”

I used acrylic paint with a monochrome colour scheme for the portrait of the father and daughter and for contrast in the background I used recycled milk, cereal, and pasta boxes along with my canvas packaging. The recycled materials were cut and arranged to form a pattern in an array of different colours with the milk boxes adding an extra bit of shine with the foil side visible.

Title: “In Daddy’s Arms, All Is Safe”

Dimensions: 600mm x 900mm

Medium: Mixed Medium (Acrylic paint, milk, cereal, pasta boxes, and canvas packaging)

In Daddy’s Arms, All Is Safe was exhibited at Art Fiesta,  Art Meets Coffee – BookMunch
 

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