Artists and Poets Friday


Another 'Blessing Bowl' Asian still painting ~ WIP


I have continued to work on my 'blessing bowl' series of paintings for the Sketchbook Project. These three delightful ladies popped into the painting and even though I don't feel it is finished I rather like them. There is a smaller one that I also did in the photo below. Below that photo are my haiku.


Another version of the Blessing Bowl Series






haiku

nature being bold
whirling her energy
heart prays for beings.
-o-


hurricane Isaac
seasonal rage on blue moon time
gentle beings love.
-o-

love now, love strongly
 you need, you have, sufficient
looking no further.
-o-
carol l mckenna





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Comments

  1. Carol, I really like the name of your series. It is so giving and plentiful. It passes this feeling of plenitude and love.

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  2. Totally forgot there was a blue moon until I read your delightful Haikus♫ Your WIPs are looking good♪

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  3. Lovely haiku. I am thinking in haiku more and more.
    xo Jenny

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  4. Lovely haiku. I am thinking in haiku more and more.
    xo Jenny

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  5. Good morning Carol, it is a wonderful gift, if you can paint, you ladies look happy ...

    greetings ... nice weekend ...

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  6. Good morning Carol, it is a wonderful gift, if you can paint, you ladies look happy ...

    greetings ... nice weekend ...

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  7. HI Carol..so very beautiful..deeply symbolic and very spiritual..I really enjoy this series..and this one today is extra special with these powerful healing ladies! magical and peaceful..wonderfully meditative..
    Victoria

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  8. HI Carol..so very beautiful..deeply symbolic and very spiritual..I really enjoy this series..and this one today is extra special with these powerful healing ladies! magical and peaceful..wonderfully meditative..
    Victoria

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  9. Your blessing bowl series is such a powerful reminder for me to think about what I receive each day from the Universe!

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  10. The ladies look really good with their bowls. Nice piece.

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  11. your'blessing bowl' series of paintings look great

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  12. This is turning out to be a great series. :)

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  13. Carol - thanks for your lovely comment, but guess what... I never painted a male figure in the background. He just appeared as if by magic!! I wondered what you were talking about at first, so I looked again and sure enough... he was there! Amazing!

    I love your blessing bowl paintings too!

    Hugs and Namaste!

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  14. Carol - thanks for your lovely comment, but guess what... I never painted a male figure in the background. He just appeared as if by magic!! I wondered what you were talking about at first, so I looked again and sure enough... he was there! Amazing!

    I love your blessing bowl paintings too!

    Hugs and Namaste!

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  15. Lovely drawings, lovely Haiku, all of them. Wonderful to mention the hurricane and blue moon, two natural events that have an effect on mankind.

    Much Peace

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  16. Lovely drawings, lovely Haiku, all of them. Wonderful to mention the hurricane and blue moon, two natural events that have an effect on mankind.

    Much Peace

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  17. I love how your ladies project so much JOY- wonderful!
    Happy PPF,
    Stephanie

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  18. I love how your ladies project so much JOY- wonderful!
    Happy PPF,
    Stephanie

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  19. Ah, the power of nature. Nothing stronger.

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  20. Lovely heartfelt haiku here today ! Adding my prayers to yours.
    Happy Friday !

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  21. Lovely heartfelt haiku here today ! Adding my prayers to yours.
    Happy Friday !

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  22. So soft, lovely and serene! The ladies with their bowls are very beautiful!

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  23. Such a beautiful, beautiful haiku with such a deep meaning and so heartfelt. I am in love with your blessing bowls paintings and am looking forward to seeing more. Thank you for leaving a comment.

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  24. Loving your new work Carol. The Haiku is beautiful and heartfelt. My prayers are with yours for all those who are suffering in this storm. Happy PPF!

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  25. Hello Carol, these are so sweet and bring such balance to the act of grace in these women and your creative expression in image and word... a beautiful blue moon Friday to you!

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  26. Beautiful drawings, so full of life but yet peaceful. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  27. Loving your blessing bowl series, Carol!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  28. Loving your blessing bowl series, Carol!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  29. I like how your blessing bowl series has grown to include people. Wonderful! It shows how organic art can be how it takes on its life. Beautiful work. Happy PPF

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  30. love the ladies with their 'bowl-er' hats! the 'seasonal rage' of Isaac has me so sorry for New Orleans, again.....

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  31. such serene sketch and love the poem too. x

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  32. Your final haiku about love and having all you need is so profound in its simplicity. Just beautiful!

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  33. Great painting with the ladies! Valerie

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  34. Wonderful paintings, Carol. I don't think they may still be WIP. Look finished to me. Your haikus are really special. From the heart.

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  35. Your haiku are especially wonderful this week and I am loving the blessing bowl series...xx

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  36. Lovely paintings! I love the title "Blessing Bowl" too!

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  37. WOW! Carol what a wonderful set of haiku. I love the second one the most. When I read that one ... I thought just WOW! You did it again ... that picture is also wonderful.

    Namaste

    PS: I have shared a haiku from my other weblog 'Basho Revisted'
    The URL: http://bashorevisited.blogspot.nl/2012/01/basho-revisited-best-for-seeing-moon.html

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  38. WOW! Carol what a wonderful set of haiku. I love the second one the most. When I read that one ... I thought just WOW! You did it again ... that picture is also wonderful.

    Namaste

    PS: I have shared a haiku from my other weblog 'Basho Revisted'
    The URL: http://bashorevisited.blogspot.nl/2012/01/basho-revisited-best-for-seeing-moon.html

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  39. I love the idea of blessing bowls...I must find out the story of them, the paintings are sweet. And your haiku are like a gentle prayer♥♥♥

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  40. I need to read more on the Blessing Bowls.. sounds
    interesting.. I so wish I could paint.
    Lovely work
    Sandy

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  41. I need to read more on the Blessing Bowls.. sounds
    interesting.. I so wish I could paint.
    Lovely work
    Sandy

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  42. Love it AGAIN!!!! Love your thinking.
    my best to you.

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  43. Love it AGAIN!!!! Love your thinking.
    my best to you.

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  44. I love these ladies!! they are so darling!

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  45. My sister used to make blessing bowls. They are so lovely!

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  46. I love how the bowls have progressed to the heads of these three muses...lovely!

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  47. I love both your paintings and haikus :D Brilliant! :D

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  48. Love your blessing bowl ladies! Wonderful haiku too!

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  49. Such sweet little Asian ladies! Love the drawings ánd the haiku!

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  50. Wonderful blessing bowls! And thankyou for your advise on my post, i didn't know you had a labyrinth, i had missed that post, i just found it now! I love it! We had a hand built labyrinth at my mothers old house but when she moved they took it down!

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  51. Wonderful blessing bowls! And thankyou for your advise on my post, i didn't know you had a labyrinth, i had missed that post, i just found it now! I love it! We had a hand built labyrinth at my mothers old house but when she moved they took it down!

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  52. you have filled my "blessing bowl" with beauty and wisdom. thank you carol for your place at haiku my heart!

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  53. Love your blessing bowl series, so uplifting and beautiful. As are these girls. :)

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  54. Amazing, isn't it, that love persists despite all the raging that goes on in the world?


    The Color of Fire

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  55. Amazing, isn't it, that love persists despite all the raging that goes on in the world?


    The Color of Fire

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  56. I really like your blessing bowl paintings. Thank you for popping by my blog and leaving such lovely comments. x

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  57. I like this series, it's peaceful and full of hope.

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Thanks for your wonderful comments and support ~ Will always comment back ~ Namaste, Carol


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