Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Blue.

The skies were grey for far too long, yet somehow in this change, there's a certain sweet melancholy.



My youngest made a nest for me from pussy willow.



Spring.  Nests.  Home.  Beginnings.
These thoughts are making their way into my paintings.
I feel as though I'm at a precipice of new possibilities.  A fundamental turning.
 



One I look forward to exploring; in my painting and writing.    

17 comments:

  1. I love them, the simplicity. Lois

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  2. I agree with Lois - I love the simplicity. Here's to rejuvenation and new possibilities!

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  3. Spring always brings with it such vibrancy and energy.I love the subtle blues in your paintings Lynn.
    Enjoy Spring!
    Ruby

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  4. I l-o-v-e your paintings ... the colors you chose ... definitely the vibe of spring, and a certain fragile expectancy, comes through. And I love the pussy-willow nest ... love pussy-willows anyway ... something animated comes through with the visual/sensual/touch presence of them.

    Got the first of your pc's and I was glad of it. It is sooooo wonderful to get things in the mail! Thank you. Now, I am thinking that I will return the favor ... but where are those gosh-darn stamps. Couldn't find them this morning. Shesh, I think that a band of the fair folk may be visiting me. :D

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  5. Oh, those new paintings ~ they certainly do evoke the possibility of new beginnings! They are vibrant and calm (both at once) and are full of a gentle poignancy. Happy Spring!

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  6. Thanks, Cranky!

    Sonia, thank you.

    Thanks so much, Lois.

    Thank you, Kate. A hearty yes! to "rejuvenation and new possibilities".

    Thanks Ruby, and I hope you're enjoying Spring too!

    I'm glad it arrived, Jan! I love how you said "a certain fragile expectancy." That's beautiful. Thanks.

    Thank you, Donna! Happy Spring

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  7. Both the nest and the painting are wonderful! Happy spring to you!!
    Oh, and your post card idea from your other post seems so lovely, I wish I weren't about to move.

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  8. Thanks, Jodi! Happy spring and all the best with your move.

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  9. Hi Lynn,
    We are having beautiful weather this springtime with so much sun!
    Ah, the little nest is precious and so is your new work. I love the gentleness in your painting and the feeling of new beginnings and possibilities.
    Many Blessings,
    Jo.

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  10. Thanks, Velma. I'm curious to see where it takes me.

    Thanks, Claire. I love nests too - they are beautiful as objects, as assemblages, for what they might contain in their actual structure, for their function...

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  11. The nest with a golden egg, love the textures in the paint work. Every time I see a birds nest I marvel at the structure, how a bird could make it and weave all the strands with a beak is beyond belief. Children make such sweet gifts, one to keep and treasure. Nearly forgot to wish you a
    Happy Easter . X

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  12. Thanks, Milly. Nests are amazing - so complex and beautiful.

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