Tuesday, 20 November 2012

STORY OF A PORTRAIT





It has been such a long mild autumn taking space from the winter, even the first snow already was here and left as silently as it came in one night. The lake is reflecting the morning colour of the sky, today some pale grey with little bumps of waves. A little wind waving the last rowen berries. Everyday routine, four to six Common Pheasants walking sneakingly around behind windows, usually queuing behind each others. From bush to bush, a nap in between under pine trees.

Last night sweet Freya sent me a story about her boyfriend´s birthday gift. It was the portrait of the two of them that I painted last month. The story made me so happy, including some coincidences in the middle of Amsterdam, but also a lot of warm feelings. Thank you Freya for telling the story and for the photo!

A hint of light blue on the sky, bicycle ride greetings!

(The second image is by Freya.)

22 comments:

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  2. Such a fun story! Beautiful portrait, definately meant to be theirs! :)

    I made a type error earlier so I fixed it ;)

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  3. maalaus on todella kaunis,olet hurjan lahjakas:-)

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  4. What a sweet story! And so nice to see the full painting and the owners of those great shoes!

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  5. A lovely portrait with a good story to it! Just the way it should be.

    Wish you a nice tuesday from rainy Norway.

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  6. Such a sweet story and a lovely portrait.

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  7. the beauty in every heart involved shines through here

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  8. Your work is exquisite. I particularly like your tonal range - such soothing greens and blues. I can see how your environment is reflected in your art. So lovely.

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  9. Oh so lovely! The story is certainly a good one. I would love to live in this portrait. I also just spotted your print 'Garden of a moon gazer' and my head spun a little. It sends magic and wild ideas all through my body.

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    1. Thank you for telling me, made me very happy to hear!

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  10. how sweet is this portrait!

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  11. do you want to make a portrait of me and my friend one day ? it looks so lovely the portrait!!
    i wish you a lovely and calm week
    love,
    lotte

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  12. what a gorgeous portrait. i love your blog anna emilia.

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  13. This is another illustration that arouses my admiration!
    I love to look at your blog and explore the beautiful drawings of yours.

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  14. oh it's a nice portrait! <3

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  15. Thank you so much everyone. Your words mean a lot.

    Sending you all some kind wishes in a form of fresh glimmering snow!

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