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Burst of joy
Becky Booth

Burst of joy



Title: Burst of joy
Year Completed: 2021
Size: 29cm x 40cm
Technical: mixed media of acrylic and gold leaf on 300gsm Watercolour paper

“Burst of joy” was inspired by that feeling of sudden intense emotion that overwhelms and brings tears of shock, delight and awe. It speaks of divine presence - of God, of a spiritual experience. The image was created quickly in layers, finally adding gold leaf and small marks using acrylic pens - symbols of leaves, love hearts and net patterns. I also used big brushes to start with and refined in layers, as well as using a palette knife in places.

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