Myth of Danae (study 54)

I map out my artistic journey from the printed digital photography of my body and hair that I manipulate with drawing, painting and sewing my own hair into the canvas. The embroidery hoop acts as my drawing board as I simultaneously work the various mediums across the textured surface. Steeped in myth, history and the natural world I am exploring my physical and emotional relationship of these themes as both subject and voyeur. I do not want to portray the mythical tale
of Danae, I have totally inhabited her.



  • colour
  • body
  • drawing
  • nude
  • breast
  • hair
  • hoop
  • embroider

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Pastel, felt tip and stitched hair on canvas paper
3 Years ago

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About the artist

Melissa Budasz

Drawing, photography, assemblage and painting. Melissa Budasz's work negotiates identity, memory and myth


303 works in paintingdrawings

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member for 7 Years


London United Kingdom
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