Posts Tagged With: Painting

PORTRAIT

 

“Every portrait that is painted with feeling
is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digital painting created in November 2020.


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JUPITER

 

“…within the clouds appear numerous illusions,
a woman’s face with flowing hair and a windblown robe,
a bird’s head, fantastic creatures and so much mystery…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

This photo of clouds within a mysterious jet stream region on Jupiter was taken in February 2019 by NASA’s Juno Space Probe. Photo courtesy and © of NASA, JPL-Caltech, SwRI, MSSS and Kevin M. Gill. (I seldom use other people’s photos, but I couldn’t resist ‘borrowing’ this one.)


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SOLO OUT UPON THE STAGE

 
“It is little men know of women;
their smiles and their tears alike
are seldom what they seem.”

 

~ Amelia Barr ~

 

Digitally enhanced image rendered as a painting created in March 2001.


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SONG FOR MY LADY

 

“Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a July 2020 scan of a painting done circa 1969 by a lady friend known only as my “Spirit.”


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LE PEINTRE

 

“I do not seek. I find.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2020.


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DISAPPEARING INTO THE DARKNESS

 

“I’ll search and I’ll find her again
even if I have to swim in my own tears.”

 

~ A.P. Sweet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2008.


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YOU JUST NEVER KNOW

 

“All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique.
All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last,
to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.”

 

~ James Baldwin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo (detail) of the painting “La toilette d’Esther” by Théodore Chassériau taken in Paris in June 2019.


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LADDER TO THE MOON

 

“That I could clamber to the frozen moon.
And draw the ladder after me.” 

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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THE FORGOTTEN OLD MASTER

 

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in January 2020.


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WHEN I STILL HAD TIME TO DREAM

 

“Lost time is never found again.”

 

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1982.


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