Thursday, June 4, 2009

no more sorrow!!!


today was a long, grueling day at work trying to dig out after 2 days of training last week and then out with a flu bug on monday. i arrived home at 6:50 and found this note from the mailman in my mailbox, "parcel at front door". my heart soared as i knew it was this delightful original painting i bought from magaly ohika at itsy bitsy spill!!! magaly and i found each other's blogs just recently and i was immediately captivated by her art work. her characters are quirky and adorable and enchanting in all their colorful imperfection. i knew i had to have a piece and waited patiently for one to speak straight to my heart. this piece titled "no more sorrow" did just that. it is gouache, gesso and charcoal on kraft paper and a 10 x 10 wood block. she has handwritten this on the back "life has a way in making things right but it is up to you to trust that it will and have the strength and the power of faith guide you!" love, love, love it! it's sitting on a shelf in my art room to keep me motivated and smiling. you can check out the itsy bitsy spill etsy shop here and her blog here.

19 comments:

Terri said...

Great piece of art. Lucky you! I have to go check out this artist now. Thanks for the heads up.

Manon Doyle said...

Love the new piece you bought! I'll check out Magaly's blog!

Robyn said...

I can see why this painting made your day. Hope you are feeling better.

lori vliegen said...

oh my goodness....i can see why you knew you had to have this! it's fabulous and it instantly put a smile on my face! definitely a "feel good" piece! i love her shop, now i'm on my way over to her blog! happy weekend sweet julie! :)

Christine said...

that reminds me I have 4 new paintings to hang in my house.. Just need to get the hammer and picture hooks out. I know what it's like when a picture 'speaks' to you. I never get tired of those.

Artist Unplugged said...

What an amazing piece of art. The character is quirky but lovable. Good for you!

Nana Trish is Living the Dream said...

This is great! No wonder you love it!So bright and happy!!! Love it! Have a wonderful weekend, Julie.

Betsy said...

Yes, lucky you! What a nice little gift to yourself and a great way to forget the hard week! You will be inspired every time you look at it!

Paris said...

Yes, wonderful piece of art! I am going to have to go check her out!

Thinking of you and hoping you are feeling better about now.

**hugs**

The Itsy Bitsy Spill said...

Ooh Julie it looks beautiful in your house. To see my painting living somewhere else makes me feel so much joy in my heart. It's lovely! No more sorrow, that's right! I went to the hosp today for an MRI appointment and just got back two hours ago and I'm so happy to be home. I was not afraid! i DON'T LIKE HOSPITALS. Anyways changing the subject, I want to say that you inspire me greatly and I love your art it speaks from sweetness of your heart, it's powerful!

Michelle Eaton said...

Wow this is a great piece. I am off to check out her blog and etsy store :)

steviewren said...

The painting came on the perfect day to give you a big cheering up. I love the expressiveness of it!

steviewren said...

I came back to take another look at you new piece of art and realized that I forgot to leave a message last time I was here. That piece would put a smile on my face. I love it.

Donna at Mourning Dove Cottage said...

I can see why you loved it. It's wonderful!

Hope you're feeling better.
Hugs,
Donna

Tara Ross Studios said...

How lovely. Her art is magical!

Jammmie said...

VERY cool art Julie. Love it--am 'following' her now. Both of you are so talented. Speaking of that, can't wait to see your "chaing" art tomorrow.

Nana said...

I love it! It reminds me of somethying from Neil Gaiman's 'Coraline'. Came to your blog through Inch by Inch, it's so peaceful here.

Jammmie said...

Where's your inch by inch for today? I see your name on the list.

elk said...

what a wonderful piece to have in your home ~enjoy!