06 September 2013

Art for Art's Sake

Happy Friday!


Lesson in painting:
Put your soul in your hand and
Let it guide your brush.



That is all there is to it, really.
Just paint for the joy it brings you.
Just write a poem,
dance a jig...
Love your Life!


This is the Christmas-y tray I re-painted,
just for the fun of it.


Ars Gratis Artis.
Art for Art's Sake.


Happy colors!


In the end I decided to sew the brush on the edge of my journal,
less lumpy that way :)

Get busy Loving your Life,
it is so much FUN!

Love, 
Priti.Lisa
Loving-ly linked to Rebecca 

15 comments:

  1. Sometimes... I get so distracted by what is not here... that I almost miss all the colors and magic and beauty that is right there at the edge... like your paintbrush or your invitation to love our lives... NOW! I find joy indeed when I visit you each and every time! XO

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  2. Love the 'lesson' haiku and gorgeous painting ~ carol, xo

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  3. Great lesson...going to put soul in hand as I paint in your magical journal.

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  4. Yes, of course!! And it produces beautiful art, music and writing every time!

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  5. Your blog always gives me happiness Priti Girl Lisa. I loved reading what you had to say and enjoyed your work. I now leave to go find that feather that I saw outside my bedroom window this morning. I better pick it up before it's gone. Have a wonderful weekend amiga. Take care of yourself and have a glass of wine for me.:) ::hugs::
    gloria

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  6. The painted tray is so joyful, one can tell you are loving life. It is always a pleasure to see a new post from you.

    Darla

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  7. Great and true painting lesson.
    Awesome artwork on the tray too!

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  8. Is putting your soul in your hand sometimes like putting your foot in your mouth? :)

    Spilling Lantern Light

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  9. I think I have seriously been living under a rock - during OWOH there were so many people/blogs coming at me and making sure all was right that I truly didn't get to connect with as I would have liked. I want to remedy that right here, right now with you...... because you seem amazing and definitely so is your art.

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  10. Oh my, love, love, love your words and art! I love the tray...you're such an inspiration. That's how I feel when I begin making a doll...I don't sketch it out, I let my hands to the molding and sculpting and see where it takes me...so much fun.

    Have a great and colourful week, Lisa.

    xxoo,
    Georgina

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  11. yes, YES!
    place your soul in your hand, and your HEART in your life,
    just imagine!
    xoxoxoxox

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  12. my darling lisa,
    i have been writing you epic comments...only to see them vanish in this air.
    will this one remain so you know i have been here drinking you in with utter delight?
    xoxo

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  13. Hello, this is my first visit here and I couldn't help but go back about a dozen blog posts to view your work and words. Very pleasant visit it was, too! I shall have to come back more often. I enjoy your paintings and journal work and haiku too. I found you through a link on Pam's Yoborobo blog.

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