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Friday, April 12, 2013

Guardians of the Forgotten Wood ~ Surreal Whimsical Fairy~ish Painting


I am sharing this painting for Paint Party Friday Week #5 Year 3




"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


Print Size : "12 x 16" 



Available on Etsy Guardians of the Forgotten Wood

5 comments:

Maria said...

Thank you for your visit to my blog. Your artwork is lovely!!! Very magical! :D

lorik said...

Your work really is beautiful - and varied too! And of course mysterious.
And fancy you having the same knick knacks as me!:)
Thanks for your visit:)

lorik said...

Your work really is beautiful - and varied too! And of course mysterious.
And fancy you having the same knick knacks as me!:)
Thanks for your visit:)

lorik said...

Your work really is beautiful - and varied too! And of course mysterious.
And fancy you having the same knick knacks as me!:)
Thanks for your visit:)

lorik said...

Your work really is beautiful - and varied too! And of course mysterious.
And fancy you having the same knick knacks as me!:)
Thanks for your visit:)

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