Magdalena’s figurative work focuses on the representation of the feminine form. They are not intended to be self-portraits, more of an expression of her own internal states of being. The development of each piece is somewhat akin to participating in a film where she is both the subject and the director; the figures grow, move and develop continually until she reaches a point where she feels the composition has captured something fundamental about her perceived reality. Sometimes the end results may be highly dynamic and playful, concentrating more on the representation of motion.
Sometimes the end results may be highly dynamic and playful, concentrating more on the representation of motion, or they can be far more static and thoughtful, with more focus on the use of color and texture. She tends to stick to the abstract form for the majority of each painting but includes one or two areas, such as a breast or the navel, that become more life-like.