El Renacer by Hanna Cardona

MEDIUM: Digital Illustration

This soft digital art piece both embraces the female body and portrays the importance of self-love and acceptance through references to two artists. Rene Magritte is referenced through the use of gems on the body and Dorothea Tanning is referenced through the growth of sunflowers coming up form the body.

Rene Magritte’s La Goutte Deau and Dorothea Tanning’s Sunflower Landscape both heavily influenced this digital painting. The body decorated with gems is finally being celebrated and loved for its natural form. In place of the body’s head are sunflowers, which are associated with good luck and new beginnings across various cultures. The growth externally reflects internal growth as people begin to love and accept themselves as they heal from harmful addictions.