a

Friday, March 2, 2012

Abat-Jour ~ Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow ~ Paint Party Friday week #51

Saying good-bye to a dear departed pet, sorting out a few differences and enjoying a little bit of nostalgic cinema together.

Yesterday......

We said goodbye to Lupe ...mom's loyal companion....Lupe December 19th/ 2001 ~ February 27th/2012...11 years young .

Today.....

Waiting for a call to hear when Lupe will be returning back home.

Tomorrow......

Thinking mom will find it hard returning to her home without Lupe there.
Lupe will no more be waiting for her return by the side light of the door.....


Since Lupe's passing my mom has stayed with us and needless to say I haven't had much time for my art but I did get a little down time to do a little sketching for Paint Party Friday Last night, M set us up in my bedroom with my computer and Netflix and we got to watch




a funny Italian Oldie...."Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow". Of course that famous strip tease scene never fails to make us laugh .











And while searching for photos I discovered this gorgeous image of Sophia with a little pooch  who looks quite a bit like our dear Lupe.


Listening to the background music and lyrics , it gave me inspiration. I sketched this image of a gothic window ~ church window with webs and a spider and floating helicopter seeds. The sunlight breaking through the darkness; with Lupe's passing thou but sad, his spirit rises in the sun's warm light. The seeds representing rebirth are on their journey from one plane to the next.....seeing the Luce Blu : )
















So this is it for this week's Paint Party Friday Week #51...Please drop in on the other participating artists.




Until next time.....

 Annabelle

4 comments:

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Hi Annabelle...what a post!!! I so feel for your Mum when she returns home and Lupe won't be there to greet her...hopefully she can find another little pup for her companion...i'm loving the music here...might have to come back a few times ha ha!!! Hope all is well with you...I have my little vase sitting on the bay window in the kitchen...and I love it!!! Thanks again so much for that...it was so very very kind of you to think of me like that...Dzintra xoxo

Annabelle said...

Thanks Dzintra.
I think Lupe will be her last pooch; she's thinking of moving into a place where no animals are allowed but she might find it hard to do. Time will tell.
Glad you like the music.Hope all is well in your part of the world...far from the flooding? Take care and will drop in for a visit soon.
Annabelle xxx

Gloria said...

I believe Lupe's soul is still at home with your mom. The spirit is there. It is so sad to lose a family pet member. I've lost 3. We have Chippy Girl right now who is 12 years old and getting on in age and then there's Chocolatte' who will be 5 years in November. The thought of losing them really kills me. My condolences to your mom. Just remind her that Lupe's spirit lingers with her. Great job on the sketches. Take care.

MimiTabby said...

I am sorry for your loss. It is very hard to lose a pet.


Mimi Torchia Boothby Watercolors

~ Can I Keep You ?

~ Can I Keep You ?

COPYRIGHT

All graphics, text and design:
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.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD

THE WOOD BEYOND THE WORLD
A place for keeping my art in larger formats

Will

cat reading glasses The smallest feline is a masterpiece. - Leonardo Da Vinci

*** Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ***

*** Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ***
“Where there is no imagination there is no horror”. Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.

*** Sir Christopher Lee ***

*** Sir Christopher Lee ***
“There are many vampires in the world today - you only have to think of the film business”

*** Peter Cushing ***

*** Peter Cushing ***
. Actually, I'm a gentle fellow. Never harmed a fly.

Custom Blog Banner Order

*** Haunted House ***

*** Haunted House ***

*** They're Creepy and they're Kooky,Mysterious and Spooky***

Here is a lovely wallpaper I came across done by a gal named Isis Rain.

*** Atta Boy Luther ***

“It was terrible. It was just terrible. I'll never get over it as long as I live".......
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.

*** Poe Stories ***

*** Poe Stories ***
Artwork by David Gough

*** PoeStories ***

Daydreaming

"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." Eleonora

*******************************************************

Remembering Dreams

"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

********************************************************
Human Beauty

"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
http://poestories.com/credits.php

Artwork by David Gough

Quite an interesting site******* a Must See

*** Snow Angel "Grace " ` No costume needed

Snow Angel "Grace" ~No costume needed! There is no other way to describe this gal...she is a beaut! Luv her!

*** Gremlins ***

*** Gremlins ***
Does your father usually give you vicious little monsters for a present?

*** Halloween Moon ***

HALLOWEEN MOON 13

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

* ~ Spirit of the Night ~

* ~ Spirit of the Night ~
Soon it will be Hallows Eve...Time to create Art from the Dark Side ***Annabelle

" 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

~ Turn of the Screw ~

~ Turn of the Screw ~
A Flickr mosaic I made some time ago ~ Annabelle

* ~ "ALL THAT WE SEE OR SEEM IS BUT A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM" Poe ~ *

~ "Magic of the Night"...A study in Blue...Color of my Desires. My first painting{the moon}incorporated into a flickr mosaic. ~ Annabelle

*** Magic in the Woods ***

Starry, originally uploaded by Zsaj.

"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 ~

~ Enchantments ~

Enchantment New
Myspace Glitter Graphics

We live in a World of Enchantment We Only Have to Believe ~Annabelle

~ Peter Rabbit ~

Needed a break from woodburning and painting so I tried this lovely little toy{ Polyvore Digital Workshop } and created this collage. This is a great way for creating a virtual one before attempting a real mixed media collage, although this is art in itself. Thanks Cindy from "My Romantic Home "http://www.romantichome.blogspot.com/, for introducing this great little gadget. I think I'm hooked!

* ~ Once Upon a Butterfly Dream ~

~Annabelle

~ Annabelle

* ~ Twilight at Sea ~

Another collage I created inspired by the poem "Twilight at Sea" I used dragonflies instead of birds...I luv them both but I adore how their gossamer wings catch the light. ~Annabelle

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

* ~ Until We Meet Again ~

This collage is part of a poem I am presently writing for a very good friend who just recently lost his spouse. ~ Annabelle

~ Somewhere in England On Christmas Night ~

~ Somewhere in England On Christmas Night ~
I have always Luved the Old English leaded glass windows

~ Winter Dreams ~

~ Winter Dreams ~
Sunflowers in the Snow...Dreaming ~ Christmas in Canada ~ Annabelle

**** Graphic Work ***

Scroll to bottom of this page to see more of my Graphic Work

*** A Good Witches Brew ***

*** A Good Witches Brew ***
Flickr Favs Mosaic ~Annabelle