wow...that's so gorgeous
Your work, the places created in them, the feelings created by them, always evokes a longing in me......as if I've seen them before in some beautiful and meaningful dream I once had that I want to return to
Thanks Natalie -- I'm enjoying exploring new technique & letting ideas flow without editing myself.
I appreciate your expressing that the piece evokes longing & nostalgia -- that's at the core of most of my works.
To share feelings of being lost, longing, bursting with happiness (;)Vivian), physical aches & pains,
discouraged, happy & hopeful -- we're all in this together -- no matter how far apart it would seem we are.
Dindin -- hope that eases up for you -- been a while since I had one of those 'cricks' -- hopefully that's all it is... a nice long soak in the tub & some 'you' only time? You've been painting in a highly energetic mode lately..
JL --wish I could wave a magic wand and -- wait a minute -- YOU do that with your upbeat, whimsical art & poetry...dichotomy of being, eh?
Minnie (you're welcome :) -- nothing quite like a mother's joy and love of her children -- made me smile :)
Jenny -- was thinking about you & your daughter -- shared your 'clenched jaw, 55 & no shoulder' description with my husband -- caused a big grin ;)
We just got back from a gorgeous drive out along the highway heading out to Lake Manitoba nearby -- a 15 minute drive from our home to
one of Canada's largest lakes -- 120 miles long by 28 across.
Full sun -- about 70 degrees -- the breeze coming off the lake was something -- you can see the wee whitecaps out there. Haven't been up to the lake for almost a year --
major, devastating flooding in the spring of 2011 -- many hardships endured by the people who make their homes there. Recovery process underway -- but to see almost 3/4 of the trees are gone -- startling. Still a beautiful place -- a new clarity prevails.
Love the melancholy of your diptych Patricia. Clarity -- ephemeral -- and therein lies the seduction ;)
Kylani -- now there's a vibe! :) As is your 'New Feeling' Roseann.....
Feeling? Jet lagged, flew to Thailand a couple of days ago :) missing my I eldest daughter who is back in England but looking forward to a winter of good health and awesome photography.
Feeling so happy to be catching up with some great friends that I haven't seen for 18 months.
A little anxious too that my sales on here will continue to grow and be regular.
Ed -- thought it might be -- given your predilection for satire also ;)
Jenny -- we were both grinning -- everyone remembers learning to drive & accompanying foibles.
Georgia -- Thailand! I see you live in France -- just enjoyed (& will return to) your Paris portfolio -- my grandmother spent a good many years there. I have a great image of her on the Champs-Elysees in the WW2 era. Thanks also for your appreciation of my art...
Jason..gotcha ;) Love your squirrel monkey -- had one for a time when I was young -- although they're not meant to be kept as pets -- a fascinating experience, nevertheless. Love the humour of 'er -- but what is that??' re The Pelican's beak -- great capture :)
Have fun Carol & enjoy! nothing quite beats that feeling of 'one more day & freedom!'
Beth -- I hear ya ;)
Claude -- good plan ;)
Thanks Lara! Curtseying -- not a pretty sight to conjure so we'll move along ;P
Kevin -- always enjoy your homage to your beloved Odalisque :)
But...I vote for less drama than I am presently experiencing. I could definitely use some restoration of my equilibrium.
Ya know...there isn't a lot of art about pain...I guess that's not something people are as willing to share. Or as willing to look at.
Interesting what you said about the creation of your piece being cathartic because the first thing that stood out to me about it was the fact
that her head is disconnected from her body, but next...that she is floating in water. Head above water?
An amazing day all 'round, thanks Lawrence -- great video -- reminded me of an exceptional Gathering I was invited to
up North a few years ago -- one of the world's largest tipis built especially for the the event. Talk about dreamtime ;)
Friends kept me posted on the build of this behemoth -- from images of the cut logs being pulled down the river to the Gathering site -- to the canvas laid out on an arena floor -- necessary for the sheer size of it.
Thanks Elizabeth -- really enjoying the vibe here also :)