Thursday, November 14, 2013
Monday, November 11, 2013
Thursday, October 10, 2013
by: Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931)
- NCE I loved a spider
- When I was born a fly,
- A velvet-footed spider
- With a gown of rainbow-dye.
- She ate my wings and gloated.
- She bound me with a hair.
- She drove me to her parlor
- Above her winding stair.
- To educate young spiders
- She took me all apart.
- My ghost came back to haunt her.
- I saw her eat my heart.
The Smiling Spider 1891 by Odilon Redon
Can I Keep you .......until later?
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
"SHE MUST SPEAK TO YOUR HEART.
THE WOODS AND FIELDS MUST MELT INTO YOUR MIND,
DISSOLVED BY YOUR LOVE FOR THEM."
~ JOHN BURROUGHS
Finally back, but behind on supper , that's okay, just needs warming and M is taking care of the ( CORNISH PASTIES I made yesterday ; )
I'm so sorry for the delay in posting the art work but it's been a busy hospital week for me…three times in. Okay, enough of that and to something very special or more accurately to more special things O,O
This week I have three art works to share with you , two of mine and one of my daughter's, she is my guest artist this week : ) ......and whenever she decides to create art i will happily show case it.
#1 Old Book Treasure ~Annabelle ( Anna)
#2 Canadian Copper Penny Stamps ~ Pennies for your Thoughts ~ M (Emma )
#3 Blue Bird Mixed Media Painting ~ Annabelle ~ (Anna)
P.S. WHEN EVER I HEAR THIS MUSICAL PIECE I CAN'T HELP BUT THINK OF THE SCENE IN " SOME LIKE IT HOT " WHERE JACK LEMMON ( DAPHNE) IS DANCING WITH JOE E. BROWN ( OSGOOD FIELDING THE III ) SUCH A BELLY LAUGH....LOVE THE CLASSICS!!!
Not too long ago, I came across something quite magical, something that encompassed some of my big loves; books, specifically very old books, crystals and stars and of course our natural world.
Talk about wishing I listened more attentively to my high school chemistry teacher.
Anyway, I had done something similar before about some ten years ago so I did have an inkly of an idea how to approach the work and of course hubby gave me the ultimate info I needed to make it work out….Thanks dear, much appreciated .
Well , it worked and I am still working on the ratio of water/crystals/& time.
I have to say this precious little book is turning into one of my very favourite art works I've done to date aside from painting.But this in a way is painting with water , colour and salt .
Once I am happy with the size of crystal formations , my next step will be to research on how to harness this beauty for a duration of time besides locking it into a photograph.
As you can see I am in need of some guidance in taking an exquisite photograph ~ a true likeness of this beauty : )
Next week I will have a summery of my experiment.
EVERY TIME I'M PLEASANTLY SURPRISED BY TWINKLING STARS
ANOTHER TWINKLING STAR , THIS TIME INSIDE THE TURNED PAGE ON THE RIGHT.
I REALLY LIKE HOW THE PAGES TURNED OUT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BOOK, A CARAMEL COLOUR. NOTICE THE CANADIAN PENNIES ~ ENLARGE THE IMAGE TO SEE WHAT M WROTE ON THEM.
I THINK SHE IS MAKING THEM INTO BOOK MARKS AND PENDANTS ,THEY WILL SOON BE POSTED ON MY ETSY SHOP SITE
THE FOLDS OF THE PAGES WERE NOT AS DIFFICULT TO CREATE AS I FIRST THOUGHT, AFTER ALL IT IS SUBMERSED IN WATER.
OH , HOW I LOVE THEE.......
lOVE IN THE EARTH AND
IN THE WOODS AND FIELDS... NATURE
FOLLOWS (ME) EVERYWHERE
AND THEN M SURPRISED ME WITH ONE OF HER NEW ART CREATIONS....PENNIES FOR YOUR THOUGHTS......HEAVILY INSPIRED BY " DOCTOR WHO "
M HAS TURNED THESE CANADIAN COPPER PENNIES INTO WHIMSICAL LITTLE KEEPERS OF ONE'S INNER THOUGHTS.
SHE METAL PUNCHES THE WORD INTO THE COPPER PENNY, AND THEN PAINTS THE WORDS WITH SHARPIE PERMANENT MARKER.
THEY ARE JUST SO DARN CUTE, FUN AND LUCKY PIECES OF TIME. I'LL HAVE TO THINK OF ONE SHE CAN DO FOR ME O,O
A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS, OR TWO OR THREE ; )
A PENNY SAVED ULTIMATELY MAKES A GOOD KEEPER OF THOUGHTS
WE'RE ALL STORIES IN THE END
BE BACK IN THE FUTURE
LIKE A NAME IN A FAIRYTALE , TIME
BLUE BIRDS MIXED MEDIA PIECE I'M PRESENTLY WORKING ON.
I FOUND THIS SKETCH AT A NEARBY THRIFT STORE AND I THOUGHT IT WOULD WORK PERFECTLY IN DOING A MIXED MEDIA PIECE WORKING FROM TRACY LYN HUSKAMP'S BOOK "NATURE INSPIRED". I PAINTED THE BIRDS A LIGHT BLUE , SOME OF THE LEAVES AND ADDED OLD WEDDING LACE , MAYBE A LITTLE BACKWARDS IN THE STEPS BUT IT ISN'T REALLY POSING ANY PROBLEMS AS YET : )
Friday, May 10, 2013
Sweet Hypnotic Sleep:
Dreams are whispers of the soul
who together sleep
Dreams are the windows to other worlds , delicious, mysterious, intoxicating, hypnotic, mesmerizing, intriquing worlds or worlds you rather hoped you never had entered.
Even they Dream...and if caught in a bad dream they have each other for a comforter.
A good idea to have one of these near your bed.
Monday, May 6, 2013
A collection of whimsical art to add to your month of May Spring Shopping List O,O....Enjoy : )
Friday, May 3, 2013
~ Dream Moods.com
Do you see the Dreams you Dream in Vivid Technicolor , Black and White or only in the faint wisps of smoky ghosts that remain behind, haunting your every daylight hour?
Do you love the curious and mysterious realms that are secretly tucked within the crevices of our earthly landscapes or in the microscopic tunnels of our strange and beautiful minds; they might even be the more intriguing of the two for each brain describes the embodiment of flesh and blood that belongs only to you and no other human being.
I dreamt up these two digital graphic designs some time ago, basically pondering on what Dreams really mean.
I am a dreamer and it has never been a secret I kept to myself, for to me "a dreamer is one who can find his way by moonlight and see the dawn before the rest of the world."
I have difficulty in remembering my dreams of the night and therefore I sapor in my daylight dreamy hours, these dreams I have with eyes wide open enlighten me with endless magical realms.
So, I thought for this week ,since I've been enjoying some quality family time ( my husband and son just returned back from their jobs out west) and not really doing much for painting or working on my show case for Denise's Etsy Shops promotions( will definitely be getting to it this weekend) that I would share some of my inspirations, and sketches for possible paintings.
Oh, and the quote you see at the top of this post is from a site called http://www.dreammoods.com/ .
I'll have to pay them another visit and explore their site, looks interesting; you might like it as well.
Dream Sketches of moon, stars, lichen, forget -me -nots, dandelions, bubbles and butterfly
The paper I sketched on was already sparkled ( a little treasure I picked up at a church sale) , must try to find more of it.
And this little painting with an angel and gargoyles I discovered at a thrift store in Aylmer Quebec. It doesn't have the artist signature , wish it did. Anyway, it's beautiful and it inspires me.
At least I have this pic to remember it by : )
Leaving you with a very lovely song by Leonard Cohen for today….HAPPY Paint Party Friday
When reading the comments on Youtube some viewers felt that Leonard Cohen in this picture looked a bit like Al Pacino , Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler. I suppose he does remind me of Al and the other two but to me he is the one and only Leonard Cohen, the poet of our time. O,O Enjoy !
copyright Anna Belanger - Annabelle
Note: If you personally hold copyright to any images or other content herein and wish it to be removed or credited, please email me and I'm more than happy to do so.
Eddy needs credit as do some other work....searching for their rightful creators to credit**** Please understand if you do come across any of your work with no credited signiture.... I will be very prompt to add your copyright to the work if you beat me to the punch.
*** They're Creepy and they're Kooky,Mysterious and Spooky***
From back in the Sixties to now this is one favorite ghost tale that will happily haunt me infinitely.
Click on Luther for a bit of interesting trivia.
*** PoeStories ***
"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." Eleonora
"Arousing from the most profound of slumbers, we break the gossamer web of some dream. Yet in a second afterward, (so frail may that web have been) we remember not that we have dreamed." The pit and the pendulum
"And then there stole into my fancy, like a rich musical note, the thought of what sweet rest there must be in the grave."- from Pit and the Pendulum
Excerpt taken from Robert Giordano's Edgar Allan Poe Site
Artwork by David Gough
Quite an interesting site******* a Must See
*** Snow Angel "Grace " ` No costume needed
Happy Sweet Sixteen Birthday Emma
Happy 16th Halloween Birthday Emma by Annabellelee Have a very Happy 16th Birthday this Halloween Emma Luv Mom, Dad, Ty, Another digital graphic done on Polyvore Annabelle
*** Nine Little Spooky Goblins ***
Nudge Ogle Wink,Nudge, Nudge, Wink WinkNine little spooky goblins stared behind the bubble glassso carefully they watched my every step upon the grassTis alarming when a stranger comes thru hereFor no one ever dare comes nearTheir home, once sat upon a witches head so steepBut now has found a secret box to keep…~ Annabelle
A Little Spooky Treasure Box I made last Halloween
" Halloween Flight "
"Halloween Flight" by Annabellelee Made this collage on Polyvore. I should really start using my Dreamweaver and make some on that....In time.Too many things on the go at the moment. ~Annabelle
* ~ "ALL THAT WE SEE OR SEEM IS BUT A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM" Poe ~ *
*** Magic in the Woods ***
"For in an instance I did think I’d seen a zillion stars ablaze" When I had discovered the magical grove of fossilized crystals I thought I had seen stars. This is what it looked like only on the ground amongst the moss. Thanks to Zsaj for helping me interpret the scene I had discovered a few summers past.
~ Dreaming by a Moonlit Sea ~
Myspace Glitter Graphics
~ Enchantments ~
Myspace Glitter Graphics
We live in a World of Enchantment We Only Have to Believe ~Annabelle
~ Peter Rabbit ~
~ Dreams ~
in every possible way
And though my dreams
it's never quite as it seems
Never quite as it seems
I know I felt like this before
But now I'm feeling it even more
Because it came from you
Then I open up and see
The person fumbling here is me
A different way to be
I want more, impossible to ignore
Impossible to ignore
And they'll come true
impossible not to do
Impossible not to do
And now I tell you openly
You have my heart so don't hurt me
For what I couldn't find
Talk to me amazing mind
So understanding and so kind
You're everything to me
Oh my life is changing everyday
In every possible way
And though my dreams
it's never quite as it seems
'cause you're a dream to me
Dream to me
* ~ Twilight at Sea ~
Twilight at Sea
The Twilight Hours like birds flew by,
As lightly and as free;
Ten thousand stars were in the sky,
Ten Thousand on the sea;
For every wave with dimpled face,
That leaped upon the air,
Had caught a star in its embrace,
And held it trembling there.
Amelia Coppuck Welby