March 13, 2007

Wired



5x7 inch acrylic painting on an old map
Wired for spring. birds returning. warmth gathering. hooray for spring!
Illustration Friday prompted this little painting. get wired at IF.

20 comments:

LudaChristian said...

this is great. nicely done. :)

stephanie said...

LOVE the birds on the wire!! I am anxiously awaiting my birds to return to our wires!!!

p.s. wish I could see your current show in person, the 'fabric' pieces look amazing!

serline\璘 said...

I love the red birds, it brighten my day!

cruststation said...

Oh, I love this so much! what a great idea to use a map-just love the birds on a wire :) Humm, I think I can stare at it all day....

the heartful blogger said...

That is such a good idea, painting on an old map, and it works really well.

JO said...

Very cool!!

andrea said...

This is fantastic, Susan! Very original and I love that the birds are red (of course). This reminds me that I had soemthing for IF and forgot to post. It feels like it's too late now.

Angela Rockett said...

This is wonderful, Susan! Makes me happy.

studio lolo said...

Terrific piece...love the map I dea as well as the red birdies! I'll bet you're looking forward to spring as much as our feathered friends :) Your gallery space is awesome...so big!

Cat said...

Hooray!
I love this piece, the wires and the map are great! I love the idea.

lilygirl said...

So cool! Love it

Tony LaRocca said...

Map reading for birds 101. It helps if you have a magnet in your nose.

Geek+Nerd said...

Ooooh Susan I love this! Nice to see you the other day :)

Michele Melcher Illustration said...

This is absolutley beeeyoooutiful!

Sheri Burhoe said...

This is fabulous, I love it !

carla said...

What a perfect combination of elements... the map, the red birds (love them) and the sihouetted buildings. It's really a wonderful composition and concept:>

susan said...

thank you all! maybe it will be the start of some map adventures...

A margarida curiosa said...

beautiful!!

flossy-p said...

beautiful and striking. Such a wonderful idea.

kstyle said...

Love this. k