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Life is BeautifulJulia Hacker
Oil painting on Stretched canvas New
Finished black edges
Varnished and Ready to hang
Signed on front and back
40" h x 40" w x 1.5" d |7 lbs. 0 oz.
Julia works from a studio in her home that overlooks a wooded ravine and finds inspiration in the natural order of the universe. Her art draws from many sources of imagery, but consistently possesses a magical and ethereal quality. Whether the image depicts stylized snowfall, glistening flora, or a collaged figure, the work exudes a fleeting element of beauty that transcends reality. Julia primarily creates using painting or illustrated collage. When she paints, she foregoes sketching beforehand, instead allows emotion and intuition to drive the composition. Her collages are influenced by illustration techniques acquired from her Master’s degree in fashion design. Julia likes being able to switch between the two artistic methods, often working simultaneously on multiple projects to keep her creative inspiration fresh and constantly evolving.
Thanksgiving thoughts. From the book of" The Upward Spiral" "The benefits of gratitude start with the dopamine system, because feeling grateful activates the brain stem region that produces dopamine. Additionally, gratitude toward others increases activity in social dopamine circuits, which makes social interactions more enjoyable … Know what Prozac does? Boosts the neurotransmitter serotonin. So does gratitude. One powerful effect of gratitude is that it can boost serotonin. Trying to think of things you are grateful for forces you to focus on the positive aspects of your life. This simple act increases serotonin production in the anterior cingulate cortex. I know, sometimes life lands a really mean punch in the gut and it feels like there’s nothing to be grateful for. Guess what? Doesn’t matter. You don’t have to find anything. It’s the searching that counts."
I can not believe it is 2017! Best wishes everyone!
I am so thrilled! Finally I am with online gallery that does work for their artists. Love the business model of UGallery. I can just concentrate on creating!!! I sold my first artwork "Welcome snow.1" in just couple days after posting it. I would love to hear from my wonderful collector and can not express my gratitude to everybody involved . I wish all admin. in the gallery and owner of the artwork a happy Holidays and blessings.