Thursday, September 27, 2012

Woodstock the Ghost and ...

 
"Art is a collaboration between God and the artist,
and the less the artist does the better."
~ Andre Gide,  French critic, essayist, & novelist (1869 - 1951)

Like the way this 'peace' came together and LOVE the above quote.  Although, I know planning is important, this 'peace' just materialized from one of nature's Chinese bottle gourds and my God given gift to express myself with a little bit of paint and a brush.  One of my life's blessings (for which I am very grateful) sprinkled into the craziness!  

I call him Woodstock!

he has some slightly invisible friends that always accompany him ...

gotta have a spider to eat the bugs!

need a witch on a broom and a harvest moon!

... and a scary old tree and bats and pumpkins!

 
and PEACE, we gotta have PEACE!
just in time for Paint Party Friday too!  See ya there!


21 comments:

  1. Love this!! Stunning work. Love everything about it. I couldn't even pick a favourite part.

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  2. oh fabulous - especially the one with tree and bats - absolutely so much fun.

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  3. So fun. Love his ghosty friends!Happy PPF!

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  4. Loving this fab painted gourd. Enjoy the weekend, happy PPF, Annette x

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  5. Fantastic! I just love the way there is more to see no matter which way you turn this little guy.

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  6. Fabulous quote and painted gourd!
    So festive!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  7. What a lovely ghost!!! I like him, and especially his slightly invisible friends. Wonderful work!

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  8. Oh my gosh.. your ghost is fabulous! What a fun way to kick off October! Lovely work. Happy PPF

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  9. These are so much fun, I love them! Happy PPF!

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  10. that is fabulous... makes me wish that we celebrated Halloween...xx

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  11. Wonderful- what a great ! Can't believe it is already that time of year. Your tree is so perfect for this!

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  12. love your friendly ghost! great details!

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  13. Love your Woodstock!!! And although it's Halloweenish I love the added "peace". happy PPF!

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  14. I love him and can't wait to do a few myself!! Did you see the alisa burke ones? Woodstock is the perfect name too!! Excellent, thanks for sharing...I love halloween!

    Hugs Giggles

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    1. Thx for sharing alisa burke ... I have not seen her gourds or was I familiar with her work. You are the 2nd person who has shared her name with me in the last couple of days - I'll check her out! Can't wait to see yours :)

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  15. Wonderfully painted gourds ~ well done and so creative ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  16. He is wonderful and I so love that quote from Andre Gide - it is so very true. When we connect with our Creator the art flows right from Him.

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thx for the note! i do appreciate your time!

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