Friday, February 8, 2013

Facing the Storm ~ Painting Finally Finished!

First of all thank you for all your helpful comments on my last post - keep 'em coming! It's nice to know I am not alone on this strange journey called life...
But for now to a painting I finally finished early this morning! It had been sitting for a good long time, but then it came together quite nicely.
I painted with acrylic paints and layered it with some handmade (not by me) paper.
I love her little companion, a pretty white mink. 
Facing the Storm
mixed media painting on 11 x 14 in canvas
And because it was so much fun last week, I am linking to both, the fabulous Paint Party Friday and Illustration Friday

Wishing you a fantastic Friday and thanks again for continuing to visit!! 


Silke

22 comments:

  1. Liebe Silke,

    ich bin beeindruckt und begeistert.

    Viel Freude wünscht dir

    Elisabeth

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  2. Beautiful girl. Love her expression and those eyes. Gorgeous!!!

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  3. Das ist sowas von grandios. Ich bin auch schwer begeistert

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  4. Loving your beautifully expressive painting and her companion is gorgeous. Happy PPF, Annette x

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

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  5. Love the purple! Your girl is beautiful, even her pet rat is too.

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  6. Thank you, all!! And, Eva, you made me laugh with the pet rat. I quickly amended my post to clarify that her companion is a white mink. :) xoxo Silke

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  7. This is so pretty! I really love the texture and colors..oh, and the little pet. :) Great job!

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  8. Beautiful, the paper adds a great texture! LOvely color and her pet is cute and pretty! <3

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  9. That is a lovely painting - I love the handmade paper becoming part of the scarf fabric surrounding her beautiful face. HPPF

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  10. Hello dear Silke,
    Your paintings are so beautiful, I'm quite impressed. Will visit you more often to get inspired! Hugs, Wendy

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  11. How sweet, this painting has my favourite colours! :-) Very beautiful, dear, it's always a pleausre to visit your blog. Kisses!

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  12. Wow she is so beautiful and divine Silke..a new fave for me! not only do i love the sublime violet-lavender flame colors..but the mink is such an enchanting creature..i am mesmerized by this piece..beautiful!
    Hugs
    Victoria
    PS; she feels like such a powerful guide..

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  13. Wonderful work! Love that handmade paper on top of it!

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  14. She is beautiful in all her purple color!! Love how bold she is in a soft way!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  15. Oh my gosh Silke - this is absolutely gorgeous - I love the colors and her beautiful face. Your work is growing and evolving is such an amazing way -- you probably dont even have any idea how much so many of us admire your creations. Truly -- this is worthy of being displayed in one of the most prestigious art galleries anywhere!

    Just beautiful my friend!

    Vicki

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  16. Wie wunderbar, liebe Silke!

    Allerbeste Grüße

    Anke

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  17. Silke this is beautiful. I love the colors and her beautiful face.
    I saw that it is raining in Savannah. It is still raining in Atlanta but I'm sure we will both be getting lots of sun soon.

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