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Monday, November 10, 2008

Painting Day Dreams


I had one.
A day dream.
About a face.
A face in the middle of a great big canvas.
Painted with strong colors.
And rays of bright colors extending from the face.
I was haunted with the thought.
And on the lookout for more inspiration.
Then I found this sketch from a few days earlier.
I knew it went with the day dream.




A page in my Visual Journal.
I never finish without thinking about do-overs.
But that is the great thing about journal pages.
You love them anyway.
And who knows, I may revisit this day dream.
Have a great week.
Enough for now,
Sharon

20 comments:

  1. You may think it needs a do-over but I like it just the way it is. Love the bright colors you've used.

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  2. interesting to see the paint layers leading up to the finale!

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  3. I just love it when you take us along on your creative journey!!! Thanks so much:D You too, have a great week!

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  4. How striking! Beautiful! And you actually JOURNAL-ED on your journal page! I'm so proud :-)

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  5. Sharon,

    This looks great. Very nice seeing the process too. the colors are wonderful.

    Kate

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  6. vERY BOLD......VERY FUN.....and kudos to you for journaling...I have been remiss. My journal(s) sit idly by.

    xo Rella

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  7. Love those colors! And a reminder to me to make that name stamp. Thanks!

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  8. Just happened upon your blog and wanted to say that I love your work and am particularly partial to this piece.

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  9. Absolutely Fantastic!

    Love the colors, love the expression, love it all!

    Sandra Evertson

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  10. This is great Sharon, a slightly different style again, but lovely just the same. Maybe we should all listen to our dreams more often.

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  11. I love your DAY DREAM painting !
    Rini - the Netherlands

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  12. Puts me in mind of Pierrot. I have a small collection of Pierrot things.

    Wonderful colors.

    Darla

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  13. I looked at this last night and was too sleepy to even tell you how much I love it. So I had to come back first thing this morning and tell you: I love it! The depth and texture particularly in the the collar and face... I'd really love to see this again in one of your paintings. And guess what: This week I actually started writing on my journal pages too!

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  14. how beautiful! I love that it is in your journal, gives it a whole other deminsion

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  15. Very nice blog with great paintings!

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  16. Sharon, as usual you take the gentle reader on an awesome journey through your day dreams
    Hugs
    Marelle (Australia)

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  17. Certainly does not need a doe-over at all

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  18. I am playing catch up and read your many wonderful posts.
    I love this painting...that collar is just wonderful...the colors and the dimension is amazing.

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  19. Sharon,
    Come back and visit again, if you have time. I posted more autumn leaves. It's so pretty here today. I wish you were sitting on that bench by the pond, sharing it with me.

    Love,
    Alberta

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  20. This is stunning Sharon. And I love reading about your creative process!

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