Samantha Humphreys

Art, Photography & Inspiration

Category: angst

Anxy Birds (with unnecessary drama )

anyxbirdsdramaA story of life as part of a bird family…

All The Better To See You With

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I have recently been making a set of small studies based on the variations in my mental state of mind juxtaposed with childhood fears and the fears associated with being a mother.

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Untitled, (2016) Acrylic on board

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Untitled (2016) Acrylic, Coffee and Pins on board.

Inspired by recent research into Abstract Expressionism, I’m exploring painting at times when I’m feeling certain emotions. I chose paint as a medium as it is not a material I am used to so using it it this way was certain to add something to the outcome. (I was not likely to be influenced by previous ways of working)

#wakeupandsmellthecoffee

The trend of constantly documenting our life online is seeping into and affecting our ‘real’ life. This disturbs me.

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It’s A Matter of Trust

We shouldn’t be taught that life is perfect.

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Lost

For the majority of us, a satisfied life consists of constant deadlines, constraints, rules, boundaries and a general acceptance that life sometimes isn’t fair.

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Discomfort Part Two

The second part of a series of works I am experimenting with, placing my belongings from a time when I felt secure, in places where I felt most uncomfortable.

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Discomfort

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Do experiences from childhood have a profound effect on us later in life?