Friday, September 2, 2011

'in my own world 2' ~ foil stars, casein paint, gouache, watercolors, graphite and oil pastels in 'the merry men', 5" x7"

this ended up being the final version,


although i thought this one was, so i took a pic of it. i really liked that tulip behind her head, but i just couldn't get it right. eventually the tulip wanted to be a flame, which just *felt* a lot better even though i really liked that tulip...

on another note... if you leave a comment and don't receive an e-mail reply from me, it's because you don't have an e-mail address associated with your google/blogger account. if you're not sure, go to 'edit profile', and under 'identity', your e-mail addy will be there - or not. if it's not there, then i can't reply to your comments, and others can't e-mail you through your blog (if you have a blogger blog). it's only recently that i figured this out... before that i was replying to everyone, not knowing that many people weren't getting them!

if you have a few minutes and want to gaze at some incredible and colorful abstract paintings, go to micheal madigan's website ...

XO

14 comments:

  1. funny how we get attached to the way they look in process insn't it?... i like the tulip too and it tells a different story entirely... so interesting...
    micheals work is wonderful... xoxo

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  2. I like the tulip and the flame! I like the way you went with your intuition. I like michael;s paintings and i like the little crown a la Basquiat (i haven't a clue if i've spelt his name right..i can never remember)..i have a funny story about Basquiat crown's...i must tell u one day......

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  3. The final version stole my heart. It just says so much more to me and yet the tulip is whimsical....
    Now I'm off to Michael's website.

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  4. Seeing the flames, I felt "yes!"; seeing the tulip (I see a crown), was more "ahhh, sweet". But then I'm all about fire, can't help it.
    smooches

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  5. Oh Lynne, how I have missed logging on to see your treasures. Love this one, flames or tulip. The colors are delicious! We just got power after the wrath of Irene today. 6 days without really changes a person. Have an awesome weekend!

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  6. I love both. Decisions, decisions... The tulip also looks like a crown. xox Colette

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  7. I like the tulip but I love the flame.
    Ideas afire ?
    Enjoy this holiday weekend, My Lovely One !
    xoxo

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  8. The keeper of the flame. I am liking the update.

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  9. Lynne,
    the last take is fantastic, love the flame,-or the sunset on fire.
    xo Dorthe

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  10. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and let the magic happen.
    I imagine the tulip will find herself the perfect spot on a different page.
    BTW...
    I LOVE the picture one post down. It took me somewhere else for a moment.
    ♥♥♥

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  11. It turned out wonderfully,I find so many thoughts come into my head when I look at it

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  12. :)
    i don't need a reply to my comment. comments are a gift.

    i love this.

    i am so inspired when i come here.

    i really really am.

    also, i am using my plaster now, thanks to you.
    xx,
    amy

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  13. Both versions are fabulous, but the final one is more mysterious, I think. Thanks for the link to Michael Madigan, too - I LOVE the colors.
    :0)
    xoxoxoxo

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  14. Colour colour colour. I love the colour in these. And the life.

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