love the composition,great contrast between the the model and the background...the complete picture is outstanding. i am new to deviantart still have not post any of my art work yet.am an airbrush artist and love to paint pin-ups,this is awesome it looks as it was airbrushed.great positioning of the model and the props...iŽll love to work with you.
If I can understand your point, this picture represents the conversion of women from housework objects to an object of pleasure, which puts them in a worse place, since society asks from them to be nice, even while doing the most tiring jobs, or it asks them to be with either, while restraining them from going further.
The tangled cord around her legs must represent one the restraints society puts on her, as her work is "meant to be the only thing she does", along with looking nice, but dressing uncomfortably (including the high heels), either out of vanity or social pressure, is causing her to have problems while doing any of them.
This sole picture still represents an image that society still seems to have about women, particularly, within people who haven't abandoned sex and gender stereotypes. It seems to criticize them as how their vanity, though arounsing and enticing, becomes ridiculous in the face of reality.
By the way, I apologize if my opinion offended you somehow. This is one of those rare times I end up in a pin-up gallery.
I so totally see that! And I live it every day in a different way. I know I can't live up to the stereotypes, so I'll be single my entire life. I'm not blond, tall, anorexic, or have double Ds and I use my brain, but men just don't care these days. They just want Barbi. It's women like me, that fuel a lot of depression art, literature, and other forms of creativity. Or, insanity. Or cat hoarding.
I disagree with you here. Although my boyfriend's ideal women is tall with long legs, big boobs and blonde (yes, barbie), he's still with me. I'm short, petite, and always changing my hair colour.
Saying "I can't be what they want, so I'll give up and be single" is.. well.. you deserve it then. Who cares what they want, you're you so flaunt it! You have to be happy with yourself, who you are, and what you're doing before you can give yourself to another or even expect them to like you.
Not all men want a barbie or expect one. They may like one, but some are actually realistic. I know quite a few men who are disgusted by the whole barbie thing and even love women with curves. But if the women isn't confident and love her self, that's what they find a turn off.
I know that you're older than me and you've lived longer, but I really think you need to perk up. Besides, cat hoarding isn't a bad thing. I want to hoard cats. Even if I get married and have kids one day, I shall want to hoard all the kitties!! (Hell, why not make some bucks and breed your favourite cat. You look less insane that way too <3)
lmao I'd rather stay away from cat shows. I've heard horror stories and there are plenty of cats in shelters and in the streets as it is. But, as far as being confident, it's hard to be confident when you've lived my life. I've been unemployed for 7 years. I've begged in tears for work, I can't afford to move forward. I can't get unemployment, I don't have a car, can't get anywhere. I suffer from depression, hypothyroidism, Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, Post Traumatic Rape Syndrome, several forms of depression, and I live in an area full of rednecks, druggies, heavy drinkers, and woman beaters. It's safer to be single here. But I do agree, confidence helps. It's just hard to get it when there's so much physical and emotional trauma to deal with But, there is chocolate in the world...and great artists and photographers...and writers. Like the many we find in the DDs
I understand perfectly, but you can move past it. I've lived a pretty rough life too. Your neighbourhood describes my family. They are full of rapists and child molesters., and although I was molested by them, I was by others. My mother ignores all problems and likes to think that everything is okay. She was abused all her life, and because of it I also suffered. I didn't receive enough affection as a child and as a result I didn't bond with my mother and because of that, my emotions are really messed up and I find it hard to relate to people most of the time when it comes to basic things. I've been homeless living in a car, had no Christmas, my education was cut short when I was 13. I suffered from Agoraphobia and my mother never took me to the doctor. "You're fine" she'd say, "everything's fine." but it never was.
Towards the end, she was starving me until I was underweight and made it really hard to live with her. She ended up kicking me out.
But you know what? I moved passed it all and I am back on my feet. I'm in the right direction. That's why I believe in the power of the human mind. It may be hard, but imagine the reward at the end
29 cents won't get me far though So I don't see any rewards unless chocolate is involved. But that's only a temporary fix lol There is one good thing about people as damaged as we are. Horribly damaged people create the most beautiful pieces of art, no matter the medium. Because beauty is often bourne from pain.