"Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul." Vincent Van Gogh

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Dali-ing Around

Some silliness today. Oil on canvas 11x14

25 comments:

  1. WONDERFUL WORK SUSAN, love it.

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    1. Many thanks, David- your caps make me smile! :)

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  2. This is fantastic Susan. The expression is larger than life.

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    1. Thanks, Linda - I think he was a larger than life kind of guy!

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    1. Thanks, Julie - it was fun to paint those eyes and that expression!

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  4. Fabulous painting!!! I've always loved Dali, and this portrait of him is superb! Those EYES!!!

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    1. LOL - yes, those eyes! Thanks for your support, Kathryn.

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  5. Besides my usual admiration of your talent in colors, composition and highest craftsmanship, these paintings always make me smile or laugh, they are so kind.

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    1. Hi, Irina - thank you for your comment. I am so happy you stopped by. My husband's family is from Russia and its nice to see people from so far away visit my site.

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  6. Silliness like this can Dali as long as it likes, brilliant! Nobody can say that your paintings are static ... they are truly dynamic with a life of their own

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    1. Thanks so much, John - it seems I have a propensity to try and paint an eventful moment in space and time, portraits notwithstanding!

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  7. Hello Susan,
    Fantastic retrait of Dalí. I like so much your art work, I follow you.
    Cheers, Maribel M.B

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  8. Welcome, Maribel and thank you for following. I am honored to have you. I viewed your blog spot and am in awe of your talent and abilities!

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  9. So awesome! I always remember that Dali had the great idea of having false nails that were mirrors!
    Happy Painting.

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    1. He was quite a fascinating character!

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  10. There is nothing is more rewarding than the spectickle of a artist of the maturity, streangh and relavance of your art. Incredable!!!! I am one ammazed Australian.

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    1. Many thanks, Edward. Glad you stopped by - it gave me a chance to find out where the Magnetic Islands are - they seen to be a magical place to live and work! Thanks for your kind words!

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  11. EXCELLENT painting, Susan...Wonderful expression!!!

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    1. Thanks, Hilda - I look forward to seeing your next pastel portrait!

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  12. Amazing painting, Dalì in all his sillyness :-)

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  13. Susan, This is a wonderful painting! I am a huge fan of Dali and frequently visit his gallery in St. Petersburg, FL. Every time I go, I see something new in his work. He is a huge inspiration! Nicely done.

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  14. Thank you, Jane :). Thanks for stopping by and for your nice words, Heather - I appreciate them so much!

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