Friday, January 01, 2010

"Parallel Universe" - SOLD


My new friend and remarkable artist, Adele Ernshaw, gave me this little salt shaker when I was in Sedona recently, and I've been dying to paint it ever since. Isn't it cute!?
Thank you all so much for your support in 2009 - I wish you all the very best in 2010!!!

13 comments:

Shelley Ross said...

Hi Carol

Great title! Where is the salt?

Happy New Year to you too and thanks for all the inspiration.

Canadian Fan

Shelley Ross

Linny D. Vine said...

Exquisite light and reflection on the glass, Carol. Happy two - oh - ten!

Lisa Daria said...

Great painting, the reflection gives an abstract quality - love Adele Ernshaw's site/paintings too - a good way to get turned on to other people's work you wouldn't necessarily come across on your own. . . love her brushwork in the landscapes and the way she paints light - lovely -

Eugene Veszely said...

Nice site and paintings.

I'm planing to join the ranks and make a regular painting blog. I'm finding it hard making a start. You make it look so easy. :-)

Vic said...

Nice job on the glass! I love it. Good work Carol! (as if you need me to tell you...lol)

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

Great title!
Great piece!
Have a wonderful year, Irit

Teresa said...

Hi Carol,

I met you in Sedona when you were there Nov. 09. I took the one day work shop - painting a day. I feel like I should sign up for the next one before it fills. I want to tell you what an inspiration you have been for me. Showing me the way and being an example as well. I have been receiveing your Dailys and am impressed. I'm in the process of getting myself together. Your "Parallel Universe" is a beautiful piece!
Peace and Blessings, Teresa Beyer

JanettMarie said...

That is a great salt shaker. Like the chrome/silver bowl too!

Mary Bullock said...

Love all the muted colors - but is it a faux pas to only have 2 objects instead of an odd number? Or does the reflection of the salt shaker become the third object?

Carol Marine said...

Thanks everyone for the nice comments!!! To answer your questions...

Shelley, the shaker is actually filled with salt. I suppose it's hard to tell with the way the light is hitting it.

Mary, I think the odd number rule is just a guideline - worth breaking if you can make it work. I think, in general, it is more difficult to compose with even numbers, but definitely do-able. My 2 cents anyway. : ) Happy painting!

Cynthia said...

Happy New Year to you and your family. I am looking forward to what you have in store for us in the coming year. Thanks for a great year filled with beautiful work. The glass and the reflection....wonderful!!

DSM said...

That's interesting; I,too thought the little battle-star shaker was empty. I thought the sepia line at the hip indicated transparency. The shaker's reflection does look full o'salt.

Just talking painting here; maybe the table is a third object. Maybe the difference in values on the shaker makes 2 STACKED objects. Maybe the dynamic negative spaces are the third object. What I wanted to say on first look was 'wow! nice!'

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

This is incredible.
I wish you continued success on your amazing journey! You've changed everything about my painting life. Thanks :D
{{{Carol}}}****