Daydreaming

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Daydreaming
35.5 in
x
25.5 in
Year
2020
Price
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I spent a lot of time daydreaming as a young girl, imaging how my life would change if my body was a little different, taller, thinner, etc. I remember thinking that maybe it would matter less, or I would feel differently, at age 30 or 40. The faces of 40-year-old women looked good—settled in and more secure.

Now here I am in my 40s, certainly not thinner or taller, but definitely feeling more settled in my skin. I appreciate the lines in my face; mostly lines from smiling and too much time spent in the sun. I appreciate the body that allows me to do the things I want and to care for other people. I continue to daydream, now with more thoughts of my place in the world than my place in my own skin.
Materials
Fabric, lace, raw silk, rhinestones
Techniques
Raw edge appliquéd, thread painted

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