Look closely at this series of paintings. Ask yourself, how do the colors make you feel? Why do you think the artist decided to make the brush marks you see before you? If you painted your own diary, what would it look like? Weld’s Silent Diary series focuses on the power of the life force. Weld used her love for oils to communicate how beautiful life is to her. The warm colors and bold strokes implore the viewer to ask one question: What is life to you?