November 15, 2006

Party Game



First Party Game! Here is my latest 12" by 12" oil painting - one that I did yesterday (love those painting a day challenges) to celebrate the blog's birthday. It's good to work out your ideas fast sometimes.
If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you can see I have a lot of hair brain art ideas which vary (as Andrea noted last week) from monotypes to collage to painting to ceramics and mixed media. That's ok with me as I would never want to be noted as working "outside" my medium! However, I digress - so the party game here is called: "Name the Painting"
Try to figure out where this abstract idea just might have come from. The person who names the painting most closely related to my original idea for creating this painting, (good luck - you'll need it!), will be announced the winner.
The winner will be announced on Monday morning and gifted one of my soon to be released stoneware clay Christmas Ornaments which I have been making for this wonderful Ornament swap! Photos of my new ornament will be shown soon as soon as they cool off -- they are hot in the kiln right now. Leave your guesses in the comments section please. Have fun!

18 comments:

Jan said...

I love this painting, Susan!!

Hmm...River pebbles.

Veronica said...

Reflected lights on the street on a rainy night????? I remember seeing a similar photo.....It's beautiful

swampgrrl said...

twister?

Ulla said...

Susan, HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLOG!!! How lovely, a whole year of wonderful posts, and now even more... The first thought that came to mind is snowflakes falling near a carnival... Its lovely!

kstyle said...

potaro slices in a frying pan. k

Kat said...

oh, i'm glad you'll be joining in art everyday month! and you're a fellow new englander too! sweet!

as for the painting, hrmm, i could imagine it being all sorts of things. at first glance it made me think of looking through a rainy window, or through snowflakes. or it could be confetti falling around a b-day party or condensation on the windshield or the view through an aquarium or rainbow rain puddle or snorkeling the coral reef or a gumball machine. teehee, i could go on. :-)

Digital Scott's illustrationblog said...

I like this! Terrific colors.

tammy vitale said...

apple blossom petals on a goldfish pond

sage said...

this is very good, love the colors and the way you've positioned each spot. well done!

sage

feli said...

I am not good at this art thingie but my guess is Champaign(spelling??) bubbles. :*)

belinda said...

just gorgeous! i'm in a dabbler in many things (except for oil until now) as well, so i'm with you. a close-up pointillism, looking through a window and it rains outside? and there's some light reflections. i'm already tired of posting every day. not really my cup of tea. but don't want to give up just yet... thought it was a piece of cake since art is there everyday in many ways ... wow, and one year blogging! happy birthday.

Anonymous said...

even though it reminds me of rain and street lights at night, I am going to guess your inspiration was either the paint box (watercolor tray) you have photographed a few times, or a school bus?

Beate said...

The blue sky in the dusk after a sunny autumn day - this is what I think about your Painting
:-) Greetings from a sunny Day in Düsseldorf

julie said...

Driving in the rain!
Thats my guess - just looked at it and thats what it said to me..

Shiz said...

City lights seen through a rain-splashed window.

That's my take.

Lady K said...

Effervescent, genealogy, closeness, crowd of people, crowd of flowers...

hmmm.. It's a very evocative piece. My brain is stretched.

Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

Oh what clever creative responses!! The first thing that came to my mind was the car lights one sees on a rainy night, raindrops, and carlights transforms into confetti!

andrea said...

There are a few like my guess: oncoming car lights at night through a rainy windshield. Lovely, enigmatic work!