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Mitchel Arndt, Why Is It so Loud, 2020, acrylic paint on canvas, 24″ x 18″

This media file is attached to: Paragon Arts Gallery Student Exhibition Online 2020

This painting was made to help visualize the intense emotion of emotional exhaustion. I emphasized the loudness in which emotions would physically feel in the form of scraping color in a way that circulated the figure. I also used an acrylic pen to make detailed shapes along the arms and hands to represent a need of quietness and to help break the loud visuals next to it.