Saturday, October 1, 2011

The Key To Me

It began as an idea for a mixed media painting titled: The Key To Me

I painted today.

Colour splashing onto a canvas. White to black and all the colours in between.

Immersed in art, my heart sang of gratitude and grace, my spirit whispered songs of joy.

I painted today.

It started as a collage of three block prints I'd created of my face, a one continuous line drawing from the mirror to the page.

But the inks ran and softened the lines and I changed course. Fairies rose and fluttered their wings and I heeded their call.

It became: The Key To My Dreams
I threw caution to the wind. Threw paint onto the canvas. Squiggles and lines and crossing over. Softening. Merging. Creating.

I painted today.

My soul embraced itself in arms of happiness.

My body breathed deeply.

I painted today and





Maureen said...

Intriguing and wonderful! Love seeing this side of you.

Louise Gallagher said...

thanks Maureen! There was such bliss in just letting it happen. In just taking a risk and seeing what would appear.

nance marie said...

you are a wild woman!

Louise Gallagher said...

tee hee Nance. that's me. :)

wild at heart

Claudia said...

..and what a wonderful painting it is...awesome louise..

Louise Gallagher said...

Thanks Claudia! When I paint, it's like writing poetry - another form of expression.

sharmishtha said...

amazing painting louise and more amazing story of that painting being created.


Louise Gallagher said...

Thanks Trisha. I love expressing myself in creative forms! :)

S. Etole said...

This looks like such great fun!

Ruth said...

Gloriously beautiful. Soul-filling. Like you!

Diane Walker said...

What joy! What exuberance! Wish I could find a way to be as free... Thanks for the inspiration!