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Jasminek
09-24-2010, 12:20 PM
Hi,

Just another peaceful scene by a river. A home of simple building, peaceful pace, no rush. There are still a few places like this I do hope, nothing is more important than a family and happiness.

It is done in oil, knife and ink pen. Used several references.

Any comments and advice is appreciated.:D

Caesar
09-24-2010, 07:55 PM
A really placid scene of family life along a river with a golden temple (I guess) not too far away. That guy is thus what we would call "a man all home and church". :p Nice and relaxing!
An economical consideration on Quality of Life versus a savage GDP Increase?

Jasminek
09-24-2010, 11:47 PM
Thanks dear Caesar for your comment. I remember certain peace growing up. I am lucky to see both sides of the world, but with "globalized", money seems to the "god" at times.

In every culture, men/women all need families and religion, a peaceful religion.:)

pat1940
09-25-2010, 02:55 AM
Very nice Jasmine, really like the texture on the canvas;):)

Alexandra
09-25-2010, 04:12 AM
Beautiful work Jasmine!

justjean
09-25-2010, 06:31 AM
Jasmine, a lovely tranquil scene with great colours and textures

screenpainter
09-25-2010, 07:11 AM
Life does seem much more honest and relaxed in that simpler mode. When people in society knew how to do other things besides work in the cities for the rich industrialists. Your picture is very serene and beautiful.

Jasminek
09-25-2010, 08:50 AM
Thanks for all the kind comments.

My own life of working in cities lasted all my career. The last position was in DC and in the last 3 years, I was commuting 5 hours a day.

We all need money that is why I retired at the age of 53, but whatever it is, we all need to deal with the present in our old way.

Happy painting.!:D

mannafig
09-25-2010, 07:09 PM
A very lovely and tranquil scene:):)

coops
09-26-2010, 12:28 AM
Such delightful stories are told in your wonderful paintings Jasmine.:)

jonwood
09-26-2010, 06:55 AM
really nice work..

Jasminek
09-26-2010, 09:47 AM
Thanks for the kind comments to Mananfig, Coops and Jonwood. I could get to old age now too since I think back to child hood peaceful environment a bit!:eek: