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Friday, April 19, 2013

Five and Half Wishes ~ Pictures I want to Paint

Sharing paint works and future goals this Week #6 Year 3 for Paint Party Friday …Thanks Eva and Kristin for hosting, much appreciated! 


#1 Always Dandelions and Moons








#2 A Fairy's Tree……...  heavy with blooms , it's branches almost touching the ground.

                                                                 












 #3 CATS…...Karson the Church Cat



 Dirt the Ghost Cat in his many forms ~^..^~







Somehow Dirt disappeared and Ellie appeared…he was our big fat house cat




#4 Charlotte the Ingenious Spider in her many homes and travels….especially around Gothic Churches and Homes




#5 More Witches but different from Cassie








And for my 1/2 Wish I would like to paint inside the Forgotten Wood of " Guardians of the Forgotten Wood "











"Guardians of the Forgotten Wood " ~ Annabelle Original 

Print of my Original Acrylic Surreal Painting

The landscape looked barren, empty, silent and still……..DEAD…..a picture similar to almost that of a zone hit by an atomic bomb.Once a tranquil apple orchard and pine forest filled with the sweet buzzing sound of honey bees, bird song and wild things….now only a stark open field ominous and haunting in it's deep dark earthy brown cover of over turned rich earth, a reminder left behind by the lifeless trees that now lay naked in stacks waiting on their final journey .

Near my home once lived a beautiful apple orchard on a hill . The property sloped down the hill to a towering pine forest with a gravel road lined on both sides with more tall pines which wound it's way up the hill to a concealed house near the old orchard.
It was beautiful, wild and peaceful, very picturesque in every season; an ideal country place. But soon the influx of people commanded more homes nearer to the city centre and money dictated the land's final fate! Seeing the destroyed wood tore at my veins and I thought "Do they too, feel the pain when their heart is torn out "?

And so I was inspired to paint this landscape of a wood that was somehow over looked by the human , hopefully forgotten by unforgiving developers forever!
 At the entrance of the wood three joined trees, decayed and dead, you could say they are the ghosts of the wood , now watch over it. A blue bird joins in on the watch.

This is a reproduction of my original acrylic surreal painting. 

~ Surreal ~ Having a oddly dreamlike quality


Title : " Guardians of the Forgotten Wood " © Anna Laura Livinal Belanger / Annabelle





Happy Paint Party Friday to everyone,

Annabelle







19 comments:

froebelsternchen Susi said...

AMAZING post! So much ART!

wonderful!
Happy PPF
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Linda said...

this is such a great combination of art and photos! Your landscape painting is fabulous!!! Happy PPF!

www.dorissdaughter.com said...

Lovely photographs and painting. I love the dandelions and moon and your little cat is adorable

Netty said...

wow you certainly have many wishes on the photographs. Loving your paintings really enjoy your touch of whimsy.
Happy PPF, Annette x

http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

Ilona Heimböckel said...

Wonderful works of art and photos in this post! The dandelion in the bubbles was amazing! Also love the window with the spider in subdued colours and the "Guardians of the forgotten wood"

Happy PPF!
Ilona

Victoria said...

Hello wonderful friend..pure magical wowness!! I totally am loving them ALL...so very beautiful....but definately am soooo drawn to your Guardians of the forgotten woods..mysterious..magical and enchanting..and rich with symbolism and beauty!
Shine on..I loved the pictures of nature..and all of your creations!
Thanks for sharing
So lovely to visit your magical realm again!
Victoria

bellefrogworks said...

Love all the art - great post and photos. HPPF

Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

wonderful fairy tale scenes. Your chubby white cat must have been so sweet! Happy PPF xox

Elisa said...

thanks for sharing us what you love to paint. certainly is unique and wonderful. love the fairy trees!

Tracey Fletcher King said...

I would like to paint some of those photos as well... those blooms are really inviting...xx

Dianne said...

beautiful photos and adorable paintings...love the dandelions and moon! happy PPF!...

Christine said...

wonderful paintings this week, thanks for sharing your inspiration!

Gloria in CA said...

Love the story. Your dandelions are wonderful.All photos are great. All your wishes will come to fruition I'm sure. Very nice work. Thank you.

Debbie said...

very beautiful and surreal. I love them! Happy SS!

Linda said...

Lovely painting and photos. Thank you so much for sharing.

Annabelle said...

Thanks to everyone for the lovely comments, much appreciated. Tracy feel free to paint whatever fancies you : )

Lorraine said...

superb art on here...reminds me of The Hobbit

JoyCorcoran said...

Enchanting post and pictures. I LOVE all the dandelions. Thanks for you kind comments on my post -- life is a gift that keeps on giving.

Viola said...

What a very lovely post! :) I enjoyed to watch all your photos and I like what I see :)

Especially, I like your dandelions and cats! :) But each and one is fantastic! :)

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