The Hidden Things
Take a good look - you won't ever be seeing this owl again!
Introducing my latest Arizona Burrowing Owl painting, destined for a new piece of Desert Trash art. I wanted to give you a chance to see this one before I cover him up with trash. (LOL - only small bits of him will be visible in the final creation).
So why did I paint his whole body only to cover it up?
I had a very philosophical Dad (that I miss discussing the obscure and hidden things of life with). It's his influence that stirs up curiosity in me, and in my art. I love knowing the science behind living things. I enjoy exploring the structural aspect, on a scientific level. These are beautiful hidden things to me.
So I'm giving a wholeness to this owl even though he's not meant to be seen. It's a lot like how we are. There's a lot to us that's not shown publicly, but is an important part of who we are. It's good to acknowledge, on a regular basis, the structure or core of what makes our life important and remember it for our own wholeness, even though it might not be readily seen by others.
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Hi! I'm Becca Farmer and I'm a fine art painter.
My distinctive artistic voice comes from a deep respect for nature and a keen curiosity for the scientific mechanics of life.
My passion is creating dramatic visual experiences of color, contrast and depth.
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