Thursday, June 18, 2009

i had a dream (but it wasn't mine)



This phrase has been resounding in my head since my five year old started singing it in the car last week (there was more to the made up song about not knowing whose it was or why i found it etc...)  The more I think about this idea the more meaning it takes on.  This 10 x 20 inch painting is was created using images from dreams, bits of old letters, newsprint collage and color transfer.  I have to thank Sage (my wise little one) for another beautiful bit of inspiration.

8 comments:

justagirl said...

What a lovely concept... A wise one he is indeed. It is quite a big piece! It does have a dreamy quality about it.

bridgette said...

oh beth, i love the title and the painting! And the inspiration behind it. :)

Thank you for the comment you left for me- you always know just the right way to put things into perspective.

I hope things are going well and that we will be able to see each other soon!

monica said...

gorgeous.

beautiful painting.

gretchenmist said...

love this one too ~ the subtle feel + detail. cute boy of yours :)

the nest said...

mmm... i really like the idea there and the colors too. sweet sage!

i saw your secret project over at leililaloo - it's so cute! as is the recipient.

hope you're well. xoxo

artslice said...

Kids have such a beautiful way of saying things sometimes. Great inspiration... you're doing bigger paintings lately!

Leililaloo said...

Hello dear Friend, sorry i was not visiting for a while. Time flies with a newborn..

I love this theme you chose for this one, it's a beautiful painting! And the reason for starting this one i love so much, love your wise child!

Janice La Verne said...

i love the way the boats are floating and as always the use of subtle colors. how do you know how to do that? i always forget about grey...

great work