I loved making this painting,and it felt very personal since I got the idea to make this painting after a rather heated conversation about Women and their "perfect" body shape. I think that there is no perfect body. I always say that if you are comfortable with your size, then what is the problem? I love the human body, and I find it beautiful. Curves are beautiful! People usually associate nakedness with sex, and shame. I did not want any of that reflected in my work here. Although the title says dancing, what is she dancing to? Is she in her bedroom? her living room? on the street? Is there someone with her? Is she tied up, being dominated? Is she a ballet dancer listening to the next piece she needs to dance to?
For me the fact that she is naked is a way of saying that she is free. Free of what? That is up to you, the viewer to decide.

First, I did several sketches that I had in my mind for a while. I wanted to have an interesting position, that did not reveal too much, but that gave away enough. She is toned, and she is dancing, and she is free. That is what I wanted to express. On the canvas itself, I worked through the paint in layers. It took more time, but the effects where outstanding. In some parts of the painting, the paint crackled off, and it give it that feeling of age. I used different sizes palette knives to add the layers and the feel of it.
I love the way the body moves on this painting makes me feel like I am moving too.
I think this piece would be ideal for any lover of the female body, and of the body in general. This painting sings, it feels like dancing and being free.

I pack every painting myself, using bubble wrap and cardboard to keep it safe, because I want to ensure that each painting arrives safely to its destination.
Gift it to yourself or to a loved one, give it as a birthday present or a Christmas gift. It is all up to you. Be yourself, Be free.
Original artwork with signed Certificate of Authenticity
W 23.74" x H 29.90"
Media: acrylic
Surface: canvas
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