Tag: artists

Fairytale Endings

I didn’t really mean for the painting to come out so pristine-ish (note the perfectly rounded left tree). However, I’ve grown to love the fairytale quality – a place of perfection where nothing can go wrong.

The Recycling of Dead People

Perhaps, with a droll sense of humor, you will chuckle to learn what French artist Martin Drolling used to make Mummy Brown. “Art historians believe he used the remains of French kings disinterred from the royal abbey of St. Denis in Paris” to create…

Plain or Pretty – we can all relate to this

A reminder about the challenges of growing into ourselves. I learned the truth at seventeen That love was meant for beauty queens And high school girls with clear skinned smiles Who married young and then retired The valentines I never knew The Friday night…

Get Rid and Live

Once you get rid of the riffraff, the world is calm and beautiful. I created this image by merging two of my paintings via photoshop. daily word press prompt: via Riff

The World is More

Ah! What a delight to open one’s eyes and discover the world is more than black and white.   painting by CD-W after Jean Siméon Chardin’s self portrait daily photo prompt: Black

Deception of the Eye

We all know that our eyes can be deceptive. Most of the time, we see what we want to see …  until someone points us toward the truth. “No, that’s not possible,” I told my friend on our visit to Florence, Italy. “Oh, my…

Turtle Woes

“After this, she’ll have to find another proxy. The job gives me a headache.” Painting by CD-W Daily word prompt: Proxy

When the Party’s Over

When the party’s over where to go from here? curl into a den of woe and wait to disappear? Breaths of life sustains me when others fill my room without their presence, the lonely heart retreats within the womb Why must I be so…

Risk anyway

It’s risky business, first learning to paint being creative, letting go of restraint who wouldn’t want to see two women chattin’ But maybe not Churchill compressed in a wagon.   (a couple of my numerous early paintings) daily word prompt: Risky

Try “Playing” Along even if it’s not on a keyboard

First Movement : I started taking piano lessons when my kids were young. It was, you know, one of those things you want to try. As it turned out, although I truly enjoyed making sounds on the piano, I never could manage to really…