May 4, 2013

Inner Stillness, Inner Life


resting
lightly
sweetly
within


calm waters
give rise to peace
~
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18 comments:

  1. I love your work Tammy.. She is just beautiful.. All you work is so peaceful, and I love your choice of colors.
    Have a great weekend
    Penny

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  2. Thank you Tammie for your visit and leaving such a sweet note
    fondly,
    Penny

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  3. Oh, so peaceful! She has such a beautiful face. The colours work very well together and the words add depth! Well done, Tammie!

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  4. I love both of them, but the little bold one stole my heart.
    Have a nice sunday.
    Liefs, Melanie

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  5. lovely as usual- i like the bottom one especially in his little green robe!

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  6. Love the way you captured the stillness of meditation on these pieces! The face is luminous from with in!

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  7. I love the layers in the top image Tammie. The text showing through like shadows barely visible. It is beautiful...
    http://karenannruane.typepad.com/karen_ruane/

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  8. Two lovely paintings! I can see she's in a good rest :) and I like the letters coming through.
    the last one here so unique and interesting, also very peaceful, like the first one :)

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  9. So beautiful and calming..blissful expresssions on their faces...peaceful hearts..such beauty!
    Love the posts below as well..your fantastic watercolor explorations..and the wonderful beltane magic!! HUgs and Bright Blessings of the season!!
    Wishing you joy and light!
    Victoria

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  10. Tammie. really interesting technique on the face. I was scrolling down and I am smitten your "acorn nymph". Love her airiness, her coy expression and her colors...plus, I have a thing for acorns.

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  11. hello everyone,

    thank you so much for your visits!

    Viola, the second one I did on a paper bag, it was on a package i gave someone. I think that helps make it look interesting.

    hi Jeri,

    you mentioned the interesting technique on the face.I learned it from Lynne Hoppe. The paper is not very durable, so i begin with oil pastels which acts as a protective medium as well as color. then i layer between watercolor crayons or watercolors straight out of the tube (no water as it would bubble up on top of the oil pastels. then i smoosh the colors around with my finger or something else. it is a fun and freeing thing to create. If i am not happy, i keep on going until i like it.

    let me know if you try it.

    xo
    thanks also for enjoying the acorn nymph, it is fun to try new expressions.

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  12. Hello Tammie, it's great to visit here again and see your soulful art, such peace here, beautiful!

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  13. Ahhh, wonderful serenity and beauty in these pieces. :) The printed words in the first piece make me think that she is lost in deep thought. And for realz? The secone was done on a paper bag? That's awesome!

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  14. Hello Tammie!

    Love her lips and her resting face - makes me calm :)

    Yes, it was good trip, with a lot of rest and sleep. Totally agree - the dress season is so much fun!
    Have a great day <3
    xx

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  15. Very serene pieces. Beautiful!

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  16. So very true Tammie, thanks for the reminder than I need so much right now. These are beautifully calm and peaceful, lovely!xx

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  17. oooh! love these! i love working with vintage papers too .. look fabulous!

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So lovely of you to drop by! I love hearing from you~