self-portrait of the magical child’s* shadow side.
Exploring the light and dark
Self doubts and limiting beliefs
All those demons that hold us back
From our true power ~dedicated to all those who don’t have the courage to believe in themselves, or the beauty of their dreams.
24x36 oil on canvas
Model: me (ref)
All else: props and symbolic images from a variety of sources*note: the cups represent the Tarot card 4 of cups , I’m not a drinker.
*magical child refers to an archetype...an archetype refers to a generic version of a personality.
Note: I included a Quick Explanation of the symbols I used and what they mean, (in my Scraps) for anyone that's interested: