REBLOG – On a Journey Away from Mental Slavery?

Reblogging this as part of my “ART Reblog Day”

Patrice has shared a (correct me if I’m wrong) water colour painting 🙂

In your own words – “I’m Patrice and I just wanted to share a positive painting I did. It’s very colorful and vibrant. Even though this piece is attached to a very heavy message it’s also about self awareness, which I think you will appreciate.”

Personally I didn’t find the message too heavy, felt more like you were sharing something important to you … which is what Art is all about, self-expression …

Thanks for sharing Patrice 🙂

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Hey guys,

I’ve been on a journey of self discovery (as always) because you should never stop wanting to learn new things and I’ve gained a lot of knowledge so far. In my art I like to reflect on my personal thoughts and feelings, and just about things that mean the most to me.

I think that with this journey I’ve learned a lot about myself and my own ignorance. If you don’t know this, I am a naturalista, which is someone who basically embraces their natural hair. I decided to grow my hair out in 2013 and never get a perm ever, ever again. In hindsight, I realized that it all came from an ignorant comment that one of my “friends” made to me about my hair not being able to grow past a certain length, Yes, I was angry, and hurt, but not because he was supposed to be…

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