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Lia Melia
Cambridge, South East England, United Kingdom

I had a wonderful teacher who taught me that no matter how technically good an artist is, if they do not paint from the heart and soul, they say nothing. I paint because I have to, and from the heart....

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  • March 17, 2011
  • March 24, 2011
  • 2659
  • 31
  • acceptance, blood, crucifixion, philosophy, proverb, change, sufi
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11 Comments

  1. Hanna Watts
    Hanna Watts The image reminds me of flesh and blood, showing lot of emotion and....pain?
    its quite expressive image.
    March 25, 2011 at 2:42 am
  2. karien deroo
    karien deroo same thing of what I commented on the other piece, untitled 2, but the composition of "2" is more my thing, stronger, my opinion.
    March 25, 2011 at 6:18 am
  3. Butch Payawal
    Butch Payawal i love this one.....very passionate!
    March 25, 2011 at 3:11 pm
  4. Iliana Tosheva
    Iliana Tosheva True, it is very passionate and it is about pain. To me it is all about the feeling of being 'caged' in your own body and being desperate to break free from that!
    March 30, 2011 at 2:54 am
  5. Gail de Cordova
    Gail de Cordova I agree abotu the flesh and blood in this work - really visceral but also seductive and lush somehow.
    April 2, 2011 at 12:09 pm
  6. Roberto Prusso
    Roberto Prusso Lia: The beauty of this image removes it from abstraction into the realm of high aesthetics!!
    April 2, 2011 at 3:16 pm
  7. Pavel Lefterov
    Pavel Lefterov The multiple meaning of the verb "pass", and the multiple meaning of the unfinished square, and the greatness of Lia's unique technology - merge in a combination for trying one's wits and feelings...
    April 4, 2011 at 2:04 am
  8. jean louis petrone
    jean louis petrone Great piece !
    April 7, 2011 at 11:25 pm
  9. ZDENEK ZAMECNIK
    ZDENEK ZAMECNIK Perfektní..
    April 13, 2011 at 3:06 am
  10. Daniela Becker
    Daniela Becker GREAT
    February 29, 2012 at 12:22 pm
  11. Julie Shackson
    Julie Shackson Another strong composition here Lia, and again, the fluidity of the line is mesmerising. I agree that the colours you've used add a visceral quality to the work. Love it.
    March 9, 2012 at 9:50 am
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This, too, shall pass.

Lia Melia
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