An inspiring human being… I can hardly believe she’s 80 years young! Rainbow Buddhas, watercolor+watercolor pencil by las “All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow.” Grant Wood ©2007-2016 by L’Adelaide-CountryWomanPaints. All rights reserved.
Beginnings… ©2007-2016 by L’Adelaide, CountryWomanPaints.. All rights reserved.
Enjoy Nutella, listen and be still…
When you seek love with all your heart, you shall find its echoes.. in the universe.~ Rumi
Somehow Skin Horse is speaking my language… I almost believe me. ©2015 CountryWomanPaints by L’Adelaide. All rights reserved. “Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you.. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then …
Leonora Carrington on making art, seeing art and being who you are. A fascinating glimpse into the mind of a complex artist of her time and beyond it. Apologies I didn’t have the energy to get all the titles on these works but if the link is followed the information is easily discovered.
I painted for myself…I never believed anyone would exhibit or buy my work.” ~Leonora Carrington
Seraphine Louis (1864-1942) or “Seraphine de Senlis” was an artist during a time when women, especially impoverished women, never became “serious” artists. She was compelled to create soaring, lush paintings, some over two meters high. She painted at night and in secret, making paint with diverse ingredients like flowers, blood and candle wax. Much about her process she never divulged. She was illiterate and, in her later years, committed to an insane asylum, where she died.