archaicsmilesart

Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Steampunk Art and Prints

Chicago, Illinois · 50 Sales

archaicsmilesart

Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Steampunk Art and Prints

Chicago, Illinois 50 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Holly Morningstar

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Holly Morningstar

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“Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.”
― G.K. Chesterton

I, like many people, fell in love with fairy tales, and all things fantasy and animated as a child. I never outgrew them. As an adolescent, I fell in love with figurative art and portraiture. The portraits I paint today are snapshot celebrations of perseverance, hope, love, and sexuality. I embrace a pallet of bright colors to echo the zesty and playful approach I still take to life as an adult. Through portraiture, I explore the faces we present to society and expose pieces of our humanity that sit just below the surface. I don't believe we keep skeletons in our closets. We have dragons under our skin.

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    Holly Morningstar is a freelance artist in the genre of popsurrealism.

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