|Asian style brush painting with my 'chop' from China|
Welcome to our blog where we view life from the eyes of an artist's soul and explore how creativity enhances the inner spirit.
(Magical Monday Meme ~ blog hop here every Monday for all creatives, whatever you create.)
Fantastic! It's Friday and that means exploring artists' creations and poetic creations, haiku in particular. When I am centered and focused, both my art and haiku seem to flow quite naturally. There is also a divine feeling of being one with the universe. Creativity is my 'high'.
We are linked today to Paint Party Friday with absolutely wonderful, daring and darling artists. We are also linked to Haiku My Heart with wonderful kindred spirits with very loving poetic personalities. Both these blogs definitely enhance my inner spirit.
Above is my Asian style brush painting for Paint Party Friday, with my 'chop' from China (need to get better ink pad) but wanted to 'give it a whirl, had not used it in awhile) Below is my haiku for Rebecca's Haiku My Heart.
nano second time
minutes, hours, speeding through space
life's journey, one step.
one step at a time
heed the sages wisdom ripe
an apple ready.
ready or not here comes
morning dawning new day best
on time, life today.
Sending hugs to your spirit and do enjoy the artists and poets. Wishing you a lovely and magical weekend.
Hugs and namaste,
We love to have you post your comments, thoughts or questions to delight us all in the day, especially, ArtMuse Dog ^_^
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QUOTE FOR THE DAY: 'It seems to me that when I see nature I see it ready made, completely written ~ but then try to do it.'
Beautiful painting !ReplyDelete
Your Asian style painting is beautiful! I love the simplicity of it. I also really like your Favorite Things haiku in the post below.ReplyDelete
Life enhancing words.ReplyDelete
so positive and refreshing:)ReplyDelete
I love the line about dawn in your Haiku- thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Carol, I felt the fast pace slow so that we can really see life;s unfolding events....well-doneReplyDelete
Nice post :) thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
That first Haiku really spoke to me - one step. Something to remember. Your painting has such freedom in it. Beautiful work! Happy PPFReplyDelete
thank you for your very kind acknowledgement of the haiku my heart and the growing circle of community who gather with such beauty and regard for each other. your haiku is as fresh and welcome as a bright apple plucked from an ancient tree. i love your painting and the addition of your personal chop!
Great wisdom in your haiku! Love your painting.ReplyDelete
Living in the present is the only way to go...and hopefully we can incorporate a healthy pace in this frantic world of ours. Thanks for the beautiful reminder!ReplyDelete
Enjoy the moments of this fleeting day...NamasteReplyDelete
Love your painting. Gorgeous !ReplyDelete
Here's to living this one sweet day to the fullest !
Hugs to you and Art-Muse Dog !
Loving your new Haiku painting Carol. Happy PPF, Annette xReplyDelete
lovely painting and poemReplyDelete
Nice! Orchids and bamboo were the things I attempted when trying to learn chinese brush painting. So I know how difficult these paintings are that you have been doing. Nice job! :)ReplyDelete
Very elegant brush painting. :)ReplyDelete
Mixed-Media Map Art
beautiful zen flowers, lovely movement and flow to them!ReplyDelete
your art work is very pretty and powerful in a simplistic way. your poem is very goo too. I love reading poems and being inspired by them. You are really have great fun with your artistic meme ! have a great weekReplyDelete
lovely chop! and story told in the flowing haiku!ReplyDelete
I really like this haiku about..."life's journey one step." Such wisdom in words and your art.ReplyDelete
beautiful painting and words, but this week I have enjoyed following you on the comment cycle as I have gotten to see all those lovely haiku you have left for people... make the visits that bit more special...xxReplyDelete
Love this painting. This may be one of my favorites. Thanks for sharing! Have a great weekend.ReplyDelete
So very beautiful Carol...all your work is gorgeous..wonderful poetry..wishing you a fabulous wkd!ReplyDelete
I so love your sweet pup..
you are a master! and love your chop!ReplyDelete
I love your brush stroke painting and the third stanza of haiku.ReplyDelete
Hi Carol. Live in the present is how I see things. Life is so short, we have to enjoy every day to the fullest. I love your soul mate ArtMuseDog. My regards to him/her and your Haiku's are awesome. I love your Asian style painting, great job!! Happy weekend.ReplyDelete
LOVE YOUR POEM..TODAY...WHAT DOES LIFE BRING...THAT'S WHAT WE SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON...AND MAKE IT THE BEST DAY WE CAN...LOVE YOUR PAINTING...CLEAN SIMPE LINES...THIS WOULD LOOK LOVELY IN A BLACK FRAME...XXXReplyDelete
Love the chop. It really adds to the Asian painting. Happy PPF.ReplyDelete
Words that encourage readiness. Love that!ReplyDelete
The rhythm, the rhyme, the flow, as you say naturally, you must be centred.ReplyDelete
Beautiful drawing and Haiku, and thanks for mine!! ValerieReplyDelete
Lovely words to savor ~ A new day has come, a new beginning ~ReplyDelete
Alwys love the haiku here. Thanks for the haiku you left me on my blog. I love it. I will put it in my book of tresures. Love your Asian style art too.ReplyDelete
Such graceful strokes!ReplyDelete
Today's painting is really excellent!!ReplyDelete
This is really beautiful and so elegant - you are a talented soul, xoxoReplyDelete
I love the freedom and movement in your ink painting!!!ReplyDelete
Back Atcha Carol!ReplyDelete
Love the pairing of your ink artwork and poetry, lovely to see!ReplyDelete
Lovely pairing of the ink artwork and the poetry!ReplyDelete
your post today gave me a cheer. fun to have an original chop! have a lovely weekend.ReplyDelete
i like your time theme, especially the nano-second ideaReplyDelete
valued benevolence haiku
Oh, that looks wonderful. It's simple, I love it! Great job. Happy PPF!ReplyDelete
Carol, your brush painting with the "chop" is very beautiful! Such a delicate work of art. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving me the lovely haiku. You are very good at that art too.ReplyDelete
Carol I love your painting very much! So ancient Chinese! You are getting really good at this! Also I would like to thank you for the wonderful haiku you have written for me. Much appreciated. Take care and God bless! :)ReplyDelete
I love the painting and your wise words. Blessings, Janet PPFReplyDelete
A lovely painting and wonderful Haiku too! Happy PPF!ReplyDelete
Wow ! your work gives a zen kind of experience...love it!ReplyDelete