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 4 months 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 4 months 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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Daria B 4 months ago

This one is pretty powerful and it has so much meaning. We have the tools to live in a colourful world, but we have to work for it. Also, we have the power to both create and destroy our nature. And then there is a pessimistic interpretation, like, all this greenery and beauty is fake.

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Smoofy 4 months ago

Seaworld

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Dark Half 4 months ago

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

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Smoofy 4 months ago

"This is my pet iceberg, Lettuce."

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Smoofy 4 months ago

Dang thats a short giraffe

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Terror from Beyond Space 4 months ago

Stag party?

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Usernameofgag 4 months ago

Bronies : *heavy breathing

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Lucida 4 months ago

The dog is taking a piss on the horse.

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Roald Andresen 4 months ago

Welcome to my world, Duck McNuggets.

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Natalie Harrison 4 months ago

How does that guy in the back think he's going to catch the giraffe with a net?

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diane a 4 months ago

here's one he made earlier marvellous...68bcc9.jpg marvellous-picasso-5b1fe2968bcc9.jpg

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Smoofy 4 months ago

The universe is leaking again.

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Sophster 4 months ago

TULIP DOWN TULIP DOWN

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Alia Ris 4 months ago

Shooting star! :D

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Susann Campbell 4 months 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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Susann Campbell 4 months ago

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

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Daria B 4 months ago

This one looks like those touristic perspective photos.

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Dark Half 4 months ago

cloning

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prestigeluxuryusa 4 months ago

nice post

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Susann Campbell 4 months 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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