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« on: November 16, 2007 08:27:25 PM »

I made this collage recently for a show




I needed a frame quickly so I flipped over a frame I had and set it in the back!!!
I had been saving most of the pieces for awhile
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« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2007 08:59:39 PM »

SOOOO  awesome.
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2007 10:49:36 PM »

I love this... I am a chubby girl myself, so it hits close to the heart! amazing.
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« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2007 02:30:26 PM »

This brought me to tears although I'm 50+ because as a child I heard all those  words and more.  I can't believe I haven't gotten over them yet.
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« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2007 03:38:04 PM »

I have had many people tell me that this piece really touched them, which, in a way, is really sad.. Thanks for the feedback.
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« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2008 01:28:21 PM »

I love this, it's funny I guess, but also sad that for so long people thought it was o.k. to label girls (especially) as chubby.  I love the angle of the girl, and especially that discolored bit by her feet.  Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2008 12:44:30 PM »

i love your work, further i can identify with the message.
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« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2008 08:21:28 PM »

Thanks for the feedback...she's really my favourite piece I think. Cuts close to the bone emotionally I guess.
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