"I begin with an idea ... and then it becomes something else"
~ Picasso

Thursday 25 November 2010

The song of the sea

Today I am loving aqua and sea green

This sample came from my pebble sketchbook and is part of a fabric collage I made of a pebble beach scene with lovely sea colours
of aqua jewels and stormy blues mixed together

monoprinted papers with machine stitched distressed sheers
Sometimes the sea really is this blue

can I hear the song of the sea?
Things I love Thursday

aqua, sea green, seaside, shells, vintage bathing belles,
textiles, yarns, stitching, fine art, sea glass and birdie houses

... to go to the artists work ...

1. Beach girl 2. Green 3. The truest elixir 4. Revival 5. The Eye 6. Colours
7. Circles in modelling paste - page from my Caithness and Orkney book
8. P1000394 9. ACEO : Seashore 28 10. Buttoned slate
11. Wookey Hole cave 12. Inspired - rockpool 13. Little house big woods

Still loving playing with textures and layers
I used textures from dj pettitt and playingwithbrushes

never mind the song of the sea ...
... if she put her finger in her ear
she could pick up Radio 1

I'm posting much later in the day than I had hoped
but it is still Thursday ... just!

Happy Thursday


Shoshi said...

Ooh Carolyn - what fabulous blues! I love the way you do your photo montages with matching colours. I spent some time in your Flickr album the other day and was blown away... Love the bathing belle listening to Radio 1 and your gorgeous watery collage. Just great.

~ Phyllis ~ said...

Lovely colors,Carolyn. Your photograph of the sea is beautiful.

Caroline said...

Fabulous Carolyn! I'm always guaranteed a feast for the eyes when I visit your blogs!

K J D said...

I love this post Carolyn, its a good reminder of summer which seems so far away now.

The colours are devine..... I love how you make 'pictures' with fabric - like in .... the sea really is this blue'

I love the song of the sea, maybe she was ahead of her time and was imagining a mobile phone!!!

Have a good weekend.... keep warm!

Love Karenx

vilterietje said...

the ocean!!! how i love it, it works meditating. for hours just sit and watch the waves, great! thanks and love, riet:)

Chrissie said...

you're such a lucky-ducky to live by the sea and it clearly inspires your wonderful art - and the photo made me giggle!

Aileen Clarke Crafts said...

Gosh, I'd have that first photo framed as it is! I can hear the song of the sea in that one : )

ArtPropelled said...

Therapeutic sea colours ...... Your mosaics are as soothing as the sea, Carolyn.

Emma said...

Lovely treatment to the pic - I'm wending my way slowly thru Kim K's class as a photoshop newbie.

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Diane Kelsey said...

Beautiful pictures as always, love the colour today.

Catharina Maria said...

O Carolyn this is such a beautiful post , the colors so great together .
Love ♥RINI♥

Julie said...

As you know my favourite colours and textures! Beautiful! xx

Lynn Cohen said...

I don't know what to say new about your posts. Each and every one of them delight my eyes no end.

Robin Olsen said...

Those sheers in your stitched piece shimmer like water, lovely colors.