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coops
03-14-2010, 09:45 PM
Hope you like it. Oil, knife and the stickers really helped get the effect I wanted.:)

Jasminek
03-14-2010, 10:25 PM
Like the effect you created.

alkratzer
03-15-2010, 01:00 AM
I love this series so much. In my mind I see them large and framed as a focal point of some fabulous living room being featured in a high end interior design magazine.

barnburner
03-15-2010, 01:33 AM
Great job with the knife coops. Well done.:)

Rick
03-15-2010, 01:49 AM
Super job, Coops

Alexandra
03-15-2010, 01:58 AM
Excellent Katie!:)

ScottF
03-15-2010, 02:58 AM
Great sense of movement, coops! And the colors are perfect!

Valerie
03-15-2010, 03:26 AM
Coops this is terrific and I can feel the wind blowing, great effect/
Val

Tonyjazz
03-15-2010, 03:28 AM
The movement is captured superbly!

coops
03-15-2010, 03:34 AM
Thank you very much Jasmine, Alkratzer, Barnburner, Rick, Sandra, Scott, Valeries and Tony for your nice comments. They are really appreciated.:)

justjean
03-15-2010, 04:31 AM
WOW coops, wonderful painting and each one in the series is a feast for the eyes :)

L Skylar Brown
03-15-2010, 04:33 AM
Coops - This is beautiful. All sorts of things come to mind..."and they called the wind Mariah...Oklahoma...Winds may blow...Cast your fate to the wind...The wayward wind...

Delirium8413
03-15-2010, 06:55 AM
I love the colors and texture of this.

alkratzer
03-15-2010, 06:57 AM
Coops - This is beautiful. All sorts of things come to mind..."and they called the wind Mariah...Oklahoma...Winds may blow...Cast your fate to the wind...The wayward wind...

Or even "The Wind Cries Mary."

coops
03-15-2010, 11:05 AM
Thanks so much Jean, Skylar, Delirium and Al for you nice comments. You came up with some brilliant titles, thanks again:)

Lima
03-15-2010, 01:02 PM
:eek: So beautiful and dynamic.:eek:

Rob in Denver
03-15-2010, 02:44 PM
You are getting such a sense of drama from your flowers of late--just great Coops!

coops
03-15-2010, 08:23 PM
Thank you so much dear Oriane and Rob for your lovely comments:)

Dany51
03-15-2010, 08:43 PM
I like very much the middle part of the painting with the flowers,
the tiny herbs and the orizontal movement in the background
which suggested the wind as you so well called the image.
Excellent done !:)

Caesar
03-15-2010, 10:56 PM
... the answer my friend,
is blowing the wind,
the answer is blowing the wind ...

That was the song that came to my mind all of sudden, dear Katie. A very inspired and inspiring work, which really give You the impression of the whirling movement of the wind .... and of our existences on this world, in a way ....

mannafig
03-16-2010, 02:18 AM
A beautiful use of the stickers Katie the movement has been captured perfectly:):)

coops
03-16-2010, 08:17 AM
Thanks Dany, Cesare and Amanda so pleased you liked it:)

byroncallas
03-16-2010, 08:34 PM
Katie - dramatic - full of life, motion, weather, stuff is happening. And lovely colors. You seem to be heading with a bit of abstract expressionism in some of your works of late. I like this one considerably:).

coops
03-17-2010, 07:28 AM
Thanks so much Byron your comments are always really appreciated:)

D Akey
03-17-2010, 08:19 AM
Ms Coops. . . I hear a swirly harp, soon to dissolve into the music of a ballroom dance, as if cuing the movie audience into a kicking up the brush and getting to the heart of the matter. It feels like a harvest time cyclone is nearing in which the evidence of the last season's trappings are being kicked up and windswept. . . and suddenly visible.

It's as if one could look at this like a wild wind suddenly landing in a harvested field, wherein flowers were occluded in acres filled with labor and the practicality of making bread :eek:(heh). And such a whirling dance lifts all, and spreads it out where the lost is found. And one moves to dance with it. . . to follow the color of the heart. Painting, dance, poetry, music. . . it's all in those living flowers.

Lovely and transformational, Ms Coops. :):):):):)

coops
03-17-2010, 09:17 AM
Dear Mr Akey, again your words paint such a picture. I thank you for your lovely comments and I really do appreciate them as always:)