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Thursday, September 13, 2007

It's Getting a Little Blurry....

While I was browsing through blogland a couple of days ago, I came across a link to some amazing paintings. I apologize for not remembering where I saw this but at the time I was a bit fuzzy-headed! You see I had to get up at 3:30 AM yesterday....long story, don't ask!! So I was browsing the blogs because once I'm awake I can't go back to bed. These paintings are just gorgeous so please go here and have a look.

And I also forgot to post my drawing for yesterday so here it is:



Gypsy fortune tellers, even the weird mechanical ones at fairs, have always fascinated me. I love the romantic idea of gypsies. They always seem so mystical and exotic. And I picture them gazing into a crystal ball saying "It's getting a little blurry" while holding out their hand for more cash! My fortune teller is a novice so she has those swirly antenna to help her tap into the Universe!! Hey, I had to have swirls someplace!!

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I'll tell you more about the book idea as I figure out all the details.

14 comments:

  1. Your fortune teller looks much nicer than the ones I have met.

    Love the eyes on her.

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  2. Ohhh I love that! Gypsy's have always interested me in many ways! Great work and post!
    *HUGS*

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  3. Love your drawing. It reminded me of one of my grandma dressed as a fortune teller for Halloween. It was taken in the 40's and I just love it!
    :)

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  4. I really liked the art...very pretty...I would love to see the concept in a quilt too!

    Your fortune teller is the bomb...love it!!
    :)

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  5. I love all your ladies with their lovely gowns - they would make great birthday cards. Like the book idea too.
    True Romany gypsy women are fascinating people with a great deal of knowledge especially about herbs.

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  6. I love this!!!

    thanks for turning us on to the paintings too. Oil on aluminium is groovy!!

    I'll be following along with you.. :) And i finally got one of mine posted..lol..
    peace and love, Kai xx

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  7. She reminds me of the song "Gypsy Woman". I like the swirls.
    Those mechanical fortune tellers I used to see on the boardwalk scared me when I was a kid. Your novice looks much friendlier.

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  8. I love your drawings and you know I have a thing for gypsies and fortune tellers. (oh and swirls) so it appeals to me on all levels!

    I MUST start doing this...at least draw something every day. My muse has been asleep!
    XOXOXO

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  9. Super gypsy girl Janet. I love her!
    xo
    Blue

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  10. Out comes the Sun is my favorite. Great work.

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  11. Beautiful drawing. I love the eyes.
    And thanks for the great idea of the books. The image is lovely. I hope to remember to check back for the postings.
    Have a great weekend.
    Angels be with you,
    Wendy

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  12. Oh my gosh Janet, that girl's oil on aluminum paintings are wonderful and her concept of predator and prey is interesting. And your gypsy lady is kewl!

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  13. Anonymous11:21 AM

    love those paintings, thanks for the link! The book idea sounds great.suzi-k

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  14. This made me think of the time we went to the lady that read cards..so many years ago. Thanks for all the neat sites,(I think), as now I am about two hours behind, tee hee.....loved looking at all the great art and fun sites.

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