It was the confrontation with happiness, which origininally inspired me to deal with this topic: realising that a positive attitude and self-determination can lead you the way to actual happiness. In this series it is a form of floral hats, that figuratively transmits the ability of creating beautiful thoughts and memories. It is colourful and golden thoughts, that blend in to the immediate environment and assign a comfortable feeling to the character.
All pieces are painted with oil-paints and gold or silver leafs on canvas. Application was done by Angela Wichmann through brushes, sponges, spatulas or with hands. Some of the gold was applied in smallest steps with tweezers.