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By Mo Nique
Size 130x150
Material Oil on canvas

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ArtistMo Nique

About this work

With her feminine portrait paintings she honours and celebrates the feminine forms, grace, movement, vulnerability and strength. “I portray the female desires and ambitions, at the same time idealistic and caring,” says Mo Nique.

Mo Nique loves to experiment with her brush and palette knife. She is not afraid to try out a variety of styles and techniques. This South African artist uses mainly oil paint. The softness, transparency of the paint and the way the different colours mix is what fascinates her. Her painting is characterised by bold and self-assured brushstrokes. With her palette knife she brings texture into her flower paintings. Her creative process is accompanied by funky music and swinging dance movements. These dynamics flow onto canvas.

Dreams in her Eyes ……………I painted her face was like I was entering her dreams , as I was painting her eyes , I saw them …and I want to let the viewer be enchanted by her inner soul…deep through her eyes.

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