Wednesday, October 26, 2011

More Hospital Art

I was really tired today, but restless, and I figured my Art Lady might return from her day off tomorrow and ask me if I'd done anything so that I could at least "have something" -- so I did these:



I felt like playing with pastels, and this image of (kinda) me holding up my hands before the bright light of the Holy Spirit was stuck in my head -- so I went with that. It kinda reminds me of the painting that I did last year -- "This Life was Meant to Shine." Totally different significance, though very similar concept of imagery.  

As you can see, I was multi-tasking. Great set-up, don't you think? Home office/art studio -- all on a hospital bed table! 


I still felt like playing, and wanted to draw a tree for some reason -- but wasn't sure how to go about making one that, well, I would like. I looked for some images online to inspire me and decided to go with some basic birch trees. I liked the idea of them standing bright in the pitch black night. The caption is "Brightness in the black of night" -- sorry for the lousy photography! 




Are there any images that speak to you in some way these days?

9 comments:

  1. Love your choice of colours.

    Helen

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  2. I love how you are expressing yourself through art, Paula. You're very creative and your work is beautiful, inspiring, and fun!

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  3. These are amazing. I love the final one... very stirring....

    Looking forward to experiencing Art Every Day Month with you. You have inspired me.

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  4. Your birch trees reminded me how powerful black and white can be - I am usually reaching for loud clashing colors lately.

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  5. My answer to your question is ~ your image of reaching up has inspired me. I can feel the warmth and energy of the Holy Spirit reigning down (pun intended). Thank you for blessing me today.

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  6. I found you through AEDM, and I'm very inspired by your artwork and story. I read back over some of your earlier posts and see that you're dealing with a very difficult diagnosis. But your artwork speaks of your positive spirit and faith. I love the first piece - radiating light, energy and hope. Please come and visit my blog, too. I'll be praying for you.

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  7. I love your picture. I just linked over from Brenda's gratitude challenge when I saw your blog name and am encouraged to see such joy evident throughout your posts. I'm continuing to pray for you.

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  8. Thank you so much for all your kind words, everyone!

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