Wistful Thinkingmixed media, 24in. x 30in., 2020
A self-portrait set as a fantasy scene, Wistful Thinking depicts longing, dealing with the distant and the improbable. The underwater forest scene stands in for any number of seemingly impossible things someone could be longing for (inner peace, the past, or success to name a few).
Lourdes Duah is a Ghanaian-Canadian artist and writer. Mainly using acrylic paint, pencil, ink, and digital art, she aims to tell stories that resonate with her audience, that communicate emotion, or that bring fantasical scenes to life. Her main subjects of interest include portraiture, fantasy, fashion and nature. She also creates work under the pseudonym Lou Dahlia.