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‘it’s ok’

Terracotta/ iron oxide/ metal patinas
h.90cm x w.38cm

The fourth work suggests some level of acceptance and knowing.
When situations become so overwhelming that they are out of scale for human comprehension, ‘avoidance’ is an understandable reaction.
This figure is standing… but it is slightly lopsided. Serenity cannot be achieved, there is no perfect balance. On first impression the figure is dressed in black leather and bound by a constricting corset.
The top hat defies traditional roles and makes a mockery of western capitalism.
One gloved hand is held up to express ‘shush’…but the mask of pretence is on and reality is questioned.
There is an uneasy reference to a supposed enlightenment. There is a mandala or wreath of flowers…and the other hand is held up to suggest ‘no fear’. It is only when you look behind the figure that some sense of beauty is perceived. The decay of the form is replaced by an expression of something more…
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Given 2013-02-07
'it's ok' by *eala-art-studios ( Featured by SRudy )
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BlueDragonRider Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful piece!
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:iconjulieswansculpture:
JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment.
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graemeb Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014
I have had a quick look at your web site, will have to come back and have a good look. Just about to go on a holiday for Easter.
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:iconhighheelsart:
HighHeelsArt Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
Very beautiful
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:icongecko-online:
gecko-online Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013   Traditional Artist
another great work!
congratulation for the well deserved DD!
stay well!
Michael ;-)
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:iconjulieswansculpture:
JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks Michael.....I hope you and your beautiful ladies are continuing to enthrall.
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gecko-online Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thanks, Julie!
Actually I just came from 7 weeks abroad. But I have to shoot a couple of new works and upload and finish a couple of wip´s! ;-)
So, there should be new stuff soon.
Stay well,
Michael ;-)
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Finnguala Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh gooood, so pretty! Her arms are so well done and I love the golden stripe on her belly. Amazing stuff! :O
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Saskia... I appreciate your thoughtful comment. The stripe took a while for me to decide on....I enjoyed visiting your gallery and can see by your works that you also use the small , incidental but strong gesture as well.
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Finnguala Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:blowkiss:
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:iconeyth:
Eyth Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
Another masterwork . . . beautiful on so many levels I don't know where to begin. Once again, your brilliance inspires. :glomp:
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Edward ..... your experience and talent....and approval is very much appreciated. This one was about excess and it's been interesting to see the public response... The most important part for me is the back....but alas I can't show it in the round.
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Eyth Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional General Artist
Eventually we'll all need to start posting 360 rotation vids, like this one:
[link]
Still not as good as the first hand viewing experience, but an improvement
over still images!
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OStickyBuns Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Student Filmographer
I thought it was slash till i clicked to come in
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:iconjulieswansculpture:
JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Ha! It worked!
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DsGBiohazard Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Student Interface Designer
Ohmaigawd

This is amazing. Amazing proportions, amazing everything. Even sexy in a sense!
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Jared...I'm glad you like my work!
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CRT1000 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
:iconcoolplz:
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you.
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THEMADHATTER1995 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
beutiful <3
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:iconjulieswansculpture:
JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much ' THEMADHATTER1995'
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THEMADHATTER1995 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
you are welcome :D
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SinLei Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013   General Artist
That is a beautiful piece. I love it. Great symbolism, as well.
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Ah SinLei! Thank you for noticing and reading and understanding!
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:iconnirman:
nirman Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013   Digital Artist
Perfect.
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:iconjulieswansculpture:
JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much Nirman.
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:iconnirman:
nirman Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013   Digital Artist
You're much welcome. :)
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:iconblanket86:
blanket86 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so amazing! Very nice style! I love it!
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Joanna ....coming from such a talented artist as yourself....I'm so glad my work has connected with you.
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LOURDES-LAVEAU Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Incredible work
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much .... I loved visiting your gallery too...wonderful work and lovely support for others.
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:icontheartslave:
theartslave Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Beautiful work and wonderful concept! Keep it up :)
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much Natalia....I'm so glad it connected to you.
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Sisya Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
I really like this! :)
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Sisya!
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olo409 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Professional General Artist
THIS IS STUNNING WORK!!!
Congrats!!!!
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:iconjulieswansculpture:
JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you Orlando....your generous comment is much appreciated...I'm glad it connected with you.
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Renku-Kun Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
Beautiful. o>o
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:iconjulieswansculpture:
JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much... I enjoyed visiting your gallery too!
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Renku-Kun Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
Thanks :D
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timjohnson2001 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
That is amazing. I want this in my house, immediately!! :D
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks Tim....Ha Ha but it's sold...sorry!
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:iconlintu47:
lintu47 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the well deserved DD! :dalove:
Have a nice day! :heart:
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JulieSwanSculpture Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you so much Cristina.
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's my pleasure :happybounce:
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vampirekingdom Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013   Digital Artist
Gorgeous!!!Congratulation!!!!!
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