Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Painting and Poem




I did this for my friend
Judy and used one of her
favorite poems by Emily
Dickinson. The prominent
calligraphy is the most
known verse of the poem
but I also incorporated
verses two and three.
I used gouache, acrylics,
brushes, sponges and
calligraphy pens.

16 comments:

  1. I am LUVIN" this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Happy New Year, Lisa!!

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  2. This is lovely, Lisa! You are really getting the hang of adding depth to your layers.

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  3. This is great Lisa...wonderful colors and texture.

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  4. This reminds me of a thick forest with just a few sparkles of light getting though to illuminate the words - just beautiful, Lisa!

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  5. I'm really impressed that you can write that script onto layers of paint. I have a horrible job doing it on wood with a brush instead of my calligraphy pens! Well done you - it's exquisite!

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  6. Gosh, this is gorgeous. I made it bigger so I could drool over your writing! Beautiful colors too! Hugs, ;)

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  7. That is gorgeous, Lisa! I love your calligraphy as much as I do the background you created for it. A great piece of art!! Hugs, Silke

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  8. Oh Lisa, I think you are so very talented! Beautiful. I mean just look at this piece! Again, I could stare at it all day. Boy, Ms. Emily Dickinson is one creative chic :). One of my customers loved that quote so much (and pink gerber daisies), it was a treat to paint this: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_nU9E_OibQUg/Sk67jcIY84I/AAAAAAAAAvs/lJxV-b_2ctw/s1600-h/BeleiveSM.jpg

    Pretty neat to see how different we interpreted the same quote.

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  9. You create the best lettered objects of any kind. My holiday greeting card from you was the most beautiful of all the cards. Thank you. Lisa, your calligraphy is a constant reminder of the beautiful things in life. Happy New Year dear Lisa, may it be prosperous, healthy and peaceful!

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  10. Just gorgeous!!! Don't you just love working on canvas. :-) Happy New Year Lisa

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  11. i am crazy in love with this, lisa.....as i'm sure your friend judy is too!!!!
    wishing you much happiness and creativity for 2010!! hugs, ;))

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  12. Hello my beautiful calligraher. I was tidying up my desk and I found my calligraphy pens and nibs. I thought about you! Have a great day everyday!

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  13. Absolutely beautiful! I love it!
    yf,
    shell

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  14. This is beautiful, what a thoughtful gift!

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  15. This is so neat!!
    ( thanks for visit!)

    Your lettering is amazing!

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Thank you for taking a look. I appreciate your comments!