Is patience enough to smother this burning desire?
It’s been a week since you left, and I'm still waiting for your return. I lie in the bed we’ve shared, surrendering to the soothing elixir of sleep, as if in that world of reveries, I would be able to forget you. But it seems that in this surreal realm, solitude only becomes more unbearable. All thoughts of you, all the memories and moments we’ve shared become more real, more vivid. The distance between us disappears, and I feel the warmth of your arms again, the softness of your lips running all over my body. I shiver as I hear your tender whisper, “Wait for me.” And the promise echoes in my mind and the miles of emptiness between us.
I know patience will make our next embrace even more passionate. But is patience enough to quell this burning desire for your touch? I don’t want to wake up, not as long as you’re here, in this realm of fantasies and dreams. Here I relive the sweetest memories, give in to the music of our breath, and get a little closer to your soul through the touch of our bodies.
The dawn colors these visions in pastel tinges, making them seem more vivid. Sunshine falls on my eyelids, and I wake up. Maybe these dreams are just a bittersweet reminder of how much I long for you.
(End of fiction)
In the watercolor world of LA-based illustrator Fahren Feingold, women take the lead. One of the greatest things about her work is that the subjects in the paintings are not just muses in erotic situations, but rather women who do not hide their desire. On the contrary, they look comfortable with themselves and with sharing their pleasure with the audience. The watercolor technique of the artist expresses their longing with bright colors, to the point that they almost seem to move and breathe.
Fahren Feingold started her career as a designer at the Parsons School of Design and later on joined the world of fashion. Her illustrations possess the erotic and natural quality of Egon Schiele’s muses. However, she adds two unique touches that set her work apart: the dreamlike combination of colors and the variety of body types she portrays. As surreal as these combinations might seem, these tonalities reflect the characters' mood, inviting us to wonder what thoughts and longing lie behind each gaze and pose.
Feingold doesn’t limit herself to a single shape or palette: she explores the variety of poses and shades that represent female pleasure the best. Whether it's with a phone call, a photograph, or just the display of their body, the artist explores the many faces and expressions of desire in her characters, and beyond that desire, the beauty of a woman’s natural body, an element that is always present in her illustrations. Each illustration gives us a new way to appreciate and admire the wonders of the human body.
You can see more of Fahren Feingold’s illustrations on her Instagram page.
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