Hands are an important symbol across many belief system. In some religions, the hand is a symbol of knowledge, judgement, and direction, while others study the hands interconnected relationship. Hands also play an important part in communication, language, and cultural identity. Being raised in a large and loud Italian family, I speak with my hands! The more passionate I become about a subject, the more I use my hands in a gestural language. In this series, I study hands as a form of mindfulness. I created these paintings under different circumstances (non-dominant to dominant, limited color options, etc.), self timed activities, or simply as a way to balance myself back into my artistic practice. Hands are a subject I will always come back to as a continuous series of development.
This is a Watercolor and Ink creation made on watercolor paper. The size is 20 in x 24 in framed with a mat. It is currently only available as an original.