THE STORY BEHIND "I'M DONE"
I'm Done" originated from a profound emotional juncture, arising from the echoes of past toxic relationships. The canvas became a canvas of release, capturing the manipulative tactics and emotional turmoil experienced within a pivotal relationship. It started with the raw, unfiltered expression of anguish and manipulation, starkly inscribed in bold, confronting words upon the canvas.
Amidst this emotional turmoil, a vibrant and transformative process took shape. The canvas became a landscape of healing and self-empowerment. The tangled mycelium network, a signature inspiration of the Shattered Series, began to envelop and obscure the hurtful words, splashing the canvas with radiant greens, teals, warm yellows, and oranges. A striking bright pink formation stands out amidst this transformation, symbolizing a beacon of empowerment emerging from the chaos.
Each stroke of color became an act of reclamation, covering and reclaiming the hurtful words with hues representing strength, growth, and healing. The painting's narrative encapsulates a metamorphosis—an artist's journey from pain and anguish to empowerment and self-respect.
While the original painting holds immense personal significance and won't be available for sale, prints and merchandise bearing the print captures its essence eloquently, continuing to captivate and spark discussions among admirers and art enthusiasts. "I'm Done" stands as a testament to resilience, healing, and the powerful transformational ability of art.
ACQUISITION AND COLLECTING OPTIONS
Fine Art Giclee Prints
Museum quality reproduction
Paper, canvas, metal, acrylic options
Advanced ink-jet technology
Premium archival materials
Tailored sizes - just ask
Numbered Prints and Limited Editions are occasionally available
Boutique Gift Shop
Affordable wall art
Canvas, metal, framed options
Bags, home decor, accessories, etc.
Totes, leather bags, backpacks
Ethical practices, no sweatshops
Sustainable materials, no junk
Handmade in the UK
Highest Quality Materials
Archival-quality, acid-free natural cotton canvases meticulously stretched around 1.5" kiln-dried stretcher bars. Secured with splines for lasting tautness. Painting on all 4 edges.
I exclusively use GOLDEN paints renowned for their exceptional quality. These vibrant, filler-free paints ensure enduring, vivid hues that capture the artist's vision with remarkable depth and lasting brilliance. Trusted by artists globally, GOLDEN paints elevate artistic expression, delivering rich, enduring colors that stand the test of time.
After meticulous drying, I add an "isolation coat" of clear acrylic paint. This is followed by a layer of museum-grade satin varnish, adding an additional protective layer. The isolation coat safeguards the painting if the varnish ever requires renewal, ensuring its long-term preservation for future generations.
Meet John Wonders, an IT Project Manager and woodworking enthusiast who creates Fine Aspen Pine Floating Frames for Carolyn Wonders Art. John produces stunning custom frames that are a work of art in themselves. Each frame is made of high-quality Aspen Pine and coated with a protective water-based poly finish to ensure a silky smooth and polished look for your canvas prints and originals.