Toni Hamel is a Toronto-based artist who analyzes the complex human behavior in her artworks. She works with different mediums, including oil and alkyd, to realize her ideas in the form of paintings, drawings, or sculptures.


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Hamel describes her work as "an illustrated commentary of human frailties". She uses her personal experiences and observations to create satirical illustrations that reflect on and interpret the psychological unease characteristic of our age. "Virtues and vices, the holy and the profane, the good and the bad all share equal weight in her work and supply an infinite source of material for her investigations," reads Hamel’s website. "Pointing to historical and psychological references while tackling issues of universal interest, Hamel’s narratives question our behavior to eventually alert us about the repercussions of our current thinking models."

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Hollywood 6 days ago

Are they adding stripes in an attempt to beautify everything or are they taking the stripes to make the animal "normal"?

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Abigail Azul 5 days ago

Although it seems like deforestation for pencils but I believe it means the death of creativity for more "useful" things to do (the death of the last pencil)

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Judith Cozien 6 days ago

We literally have such a product here (lawn paint)! Water restrictions are strict due to the drought, so people who want green lawns can just paint them.

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Dark Half 6 days ago

people trying to change everything and will ruin them in the end

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Smoofy 1 week ago

"This is my pet iceberg, Lettuce."

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Smoofy 1 week ago

Dang thats a short giraffe

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Usernameofgag 1 week ago

Bronies : *heavy breathing

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Lucida 1 week ago

The dog is taking a piss on the horse.

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Judith Cozien 6 days ago

Four little ducks went swimming one day...

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Smoofy 1 week ago

The universe is leaking again.

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Sophster 6 days ago

TULIP DOWN TULIP DOWN

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Susann Campbell 5 days ago

"You say that this is all I need to find your brood that has gone missing, so are they all pink like you are?"

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Alia Ris 6 days ago

Shooting star! :D

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Susann Campbell 5 days ago

" Okay who left the horse in the living room again? "

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Daria B 6 days ago

This one looks like those touristic perspective photos.

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Dark Half 6 days ago

cloning

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Susann Campbell 5 days ago

"So I was telling Mary Jane that if he was going to be living here he has to fit in with the decor or he goes ".

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