11x14 Mixed Media-Vines & Grapes $150For a while now I have been pondering how to do some of the mixed media art that I love to do in ONE day. Because of the dry time for some of the media, it seems impossible, unless, I start the process on one evening and do the actual … Continue reading Day 45: The vine bears fruits of intoxication
11x14 Oil on Canvas $150The Sound of Trees by Robert FrostI wonder about the trees.Why do we wish to bearForever the noise of theseMore than another noiseSo close to our dwelling place?We suffer them by the dayTill we lose all measure of pace,And fixity in our joys,And acquire a listening air.They are that that talks … Continue reading Day 44 ..in all nature, for instance in trees, I see expression and soul…
There are as many nights as days, and the one is just as long as the other in the year's course. Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word 'happy' would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. ~Carl Jung I am trying to remember these … Continue reading Day 43: Happy or Sad, its Our Choice
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. Close Up-So you can detect the textures at workA friend has the above quote on her phone. It is by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It gives away the meaning of my abstract today, but, If I had to title this one I would call it Visceral.
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.” Chopin
Abstract of a Sun Setting on a Street.
Creating came from emotions and instincts tonight. In order to create from this place, I have to be able to let go of all the external "stuff". Music plays a big role in my painting time. As I begin to shed the day, and focus I am able to find my "happy place" and let … Continue reading Day 39: ….Curves: are the loveliest distance between to points!
Night-- to go with Day (art from day 36).That orbed maiden, with white fire laden, Whom mortals call the moon. ~Shelley, The CloudBoth Pieces Together Happy Wednesday,Valerie
"From My Window-Fall & Rain" -8 x 10 Oil On Canvas $100Its raining buckets here in my corner of the Virginia this evening. As I watched the rain smearing the views outside, I just felt a strong compulsion to do the piece I did tonight. (Sorry, S. I will get to Night tomorrow) I want … Continue reading Day 37:…….. I Do Believe In Art for Arts Sake.
A friend asked me to do a day and night piece of art. She has been one of my faithful cheerleaders so......S. today and tomorrow are for you. Enjoy V. Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Mirth is like a flash of lightning that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for … Continue reading Day 36: Be Of Good Cheer!!