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skeleton with a chick on top of its skull holding a paintbrush and contemplating things, mental health illustration by surrealist artist Gwenn Seemel
Gwenn Seemel
Practicing Death
acrylic on panel
10 x 8 inches

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What is the skeleton saying? And the chick balanced on the skull? What does the paint brush mean to you? And the eggs in the background?

Emotions can be overwhelming at times. In those intense moments, it can be helpful to remember that, even though everything that’s going on in your mind seems to loom so large, nothing lasts forever. Do you have other ways of coping with big feelings?

To see the making of Practicing Death, go here.

skull and chick painting in acyrlic
detail image