Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Its finished!....I think?

I am going to say the painting is finished.
I have fiddled around with it today, adding things then removing them because they were not quite right. Its strange how all of a sudden you reach a final point. I shall put the picture away for a while, then, I might add something later? Probably not though, as I think I have achieved the feeling in the picture that I wanted.




Changing the subject, look what treasure I found on the shelf of a charity shop the other day!


A candle with a leaf from the 'Glastonbury thorn' just waiting for me to buy it, only £1.25
I shall light this on Christmas Eve.

17 comments:

  1. It's very very beautiful!
    What are you going to do with it? (say I wistfully, wishing I had money to spare, and not just £60 left to go and do the whole extended familys christmas shopping!)

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  2. Your painting is haunting me! Not in a bad way of course, it is very beautiful and you can tell it came from a place and out through your hand and brush... I also like the way that it is lightness not darkness that are the powerful elements. x

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  3. The candle was a good find & your painting is beautiful!

    Btw, I am sat here enjoying your playlist imensely!!! The Loreena McKennit track is one I'd not heard...wow!
    Thanks for the music :)

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  4. *Edit* I meant to write the Loreena track..'Lullaby'! :)

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  5. It's so full of feeling, so beautiful. I expect you'll find it hard to part with this one! That candle was a special find wasn't it? It was waiting there for you to find it!x

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  6. It is so beautiful. I love her spirit. Very serene. Bravo!

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  7. How lovely! You've made her alive with magic.

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  8. Hello Karen - I just wandered onto your blog and feel very at home here. I'm an artist too - there's a link to my gallery from my blog (click on the owl at the top of the side-bar.) I really love your work, especially the owl picture - I am often known as White Owl!

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  9. I love your dreamy art, especially your huge moon and the obvious movement of wind in your title graphic.

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  10. It's absolutely gorgeous Karen!

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  11. It turned out beautifully, she has such a lovely face, so gentle and expressive.

    I am looking forward to opening my advent calendar soon!

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  12. I'm in love with your blog and artwork! Please stop by and visit my Cabinet of Curiosities sometime! xo Lavona

    http://ladylavona.blogspot.com

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  13. Oh, she is lovely. I don't think she needs another thing.

    (and congrats on the auspicious find! :-) Love it when that happens.)

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  14. LOVE the painting,maybe because I love birds Sooo much and I "feel the feeling"..lovely.
    Found you while visiting The House of Edward..
    Greetings from Holland.

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  15. Thanks for all of your lovely comments :)
    I shall hopefully get it printed up and sell a few as prints. Although it is too big to fit on my scanner?
    I 'll hold on to the original at the moment and keep it for a possible future exhibition?.....

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