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Song in Green Sharp Major

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Ok, try this again - slightly better photo, I hope! Hard to make this look nice and crisp next to the digital artwork. Maybe that's why everyone is going digital, doh! :D = I guess this is more a painting for owning and hanging on the wall. If anyone is so inclined....

First oil painting I've finished since I did the Fantastic Journeys exhibition last year. As the title implies, it has something to do with music. Part of it came to me in a dream (doesn't happen very often, but when it does, I think there is a moral obligation to get off one's arse and paint it), and it has to do with a place, and it has to do with a person, but other than that, I really have no clue.

I don't know if it's any good, either - you tell me. One thing I do know, it came out of my own head, rather than using other people's ideas and images as crutches, as I have usually done so far. And the music connection is perhaps something I should explore more.

It also ties in with the Dylan thing - though I started this painting many months ago, long before I got onto this trip, it seemed to me that Dylan's work was the right thing to listen to while finishing this.

Oil and gold leaf on canvas.

Whatever. :D
Image details
Image size
3880x2560px 9.28 MB
Make
SONY
Model
DSLR-A380
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/13.0
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Aug 27, 2011, 4:19:57 PM
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amethrym's avatar
oh such a really soothing painting to view X3
imoart's avatar
I realy love the golden character of the water and you feel the mouvement of water and wind! The green-gold-blue is a beautiful combination. The red arrow and the little figurs are like a riddle you want to solve... You should go on, let music and water flow and make more paintings!
Starsong-Studio's avatar
Well, the arrow is not a mystery, it's a quote from a painting by Paul Klee. :)
imoart's avatar
Hello! I am very happy I just ordered a CD from NZ...so I have to be pacient - I was visiting your website and I enjoyed the beautiful photographs and scetches - ecspellialy the different harps! Nice greetings imo
Starsong-Studio's avatar
Oh that was you! Just saw that I had an order - thanks, & glad you enjoyed the website! I'll put the CD in the mail for you tomorrow. :)

Have you seen my newsletter? [link] -- I'd be happy to put you on the list! :)
(usually they aren't quite as long and involved as this one turned out to be.... )

cheers, Asni
imoart's avatar
yes it was me and I really enjoyed your website - the newsletter I will read later. Quite a busy time right now... cheers imo :worker:
CarolynYM's avatar
My interpretation of this lovely painting is a flow of land, water, and wind.
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jennymajeske's avatar
very nice. lovely rythym and color
Starsong-Studio's avatar
thank you! Glad you think it has rhythm... :D sort of what I was aiming for!
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