Thursday, September 30, 2010

orange serendipity


"orange serendipity"
mixed media collage
(c) 2010 julie king

orange serendipity
azure-colored skies
floating on happiness
as the world flies by

i started this piece back in blah and showed you an early sneak peek here. i so enjoy serendipitous art where i have no idea what i'm going to create when i start and just let the muses carry me away. i used scrapbook paper for the wheels and then a palette knife for all the painted elements. in person this has so much texture since i like to layer color upon color with the knife. this is the biggest piece i've done in a while and it's going to hang in the living room of my new little cottage-like house. it will be a daily reminder to live each day with joy and let serendipity carry me away whenever possible.

where has serendipity taken you lately? i'd really like to know.

8 comments:

PrairiePeasant said...

I'm glad you are continuing to find beauty in each moment, in the ordinary things.

mystele said...

i LOVE this.

steviewren said...

Not too far, but I did find some whimsy. I found two knobs for my bathroom cabinet for $1 each. One says Pull and the other says Open. But so far the cabinet only says Pull because I can't get the old knob off in order to put Open on.

I really do love your piece. I'm sure it will look good in your new living room.

RNSANE said...

What a lovely piece. It will brighten your cottage and bring a smile to your face every time you look at it!!

Cathy Bueti said...

This is lovely Julie! :)

Emakesart said...

I LOVE this piece. It brings a smile to my face. Very lovely. Love all your artwork.

Esther

Oh and serendipity led me here for the 1st time, today! : )

Kelly Warren said...

Julie! I LOVE LOVE LOVE this! It will be the perfect addition to your cottage! and just love the word "serendipity"....one of my all time favorite words. I've always dreamed of having a sail boat and giving it that name. :-)

playcrane said...

Love your whole process with this!