Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Paper Weights

Stones on the ledge
Oriental Poppy
Einstein quote
The hare and the butterfly
The fox and the crow
Freshly painted rocks to keep papers from flying away in my studio.
The weather is warmer and I love keeping the windows open
to let in the fresh breeze. I used acrylic inks and a liner brush.

46 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Sabine said...

I can stau long hours looking at preference goes to the fox... a quiet day to You

2/22/2012 6:42 AM  
Blogger Anne B. said...

Absolutely beautiful! Love the stone with the fox and bird. And the flower! :)

2/22/2012 6:43 AM  
Blogger Kathleen Maunder said...

Really beautiful painted stones. There are so many wonderful quotes by Einstein. He was quite a guy.

2/22/2012 6:50 AM  
Anonymous Yna said...

Hi Geninne,beautiful stones. My favorite is the oriental poppy. The flower shines so beautifully intense.

2/22/2012 6:53 AM  
Blogger Daniela said...

Love Einstein's phrase!

2/22/2012 7:16 AM  
Blogger tinajo said...

Gorgeous stones! :-)

2/22/2012 7:46 AM  
Anonymous Lisa Pidgeon said...

Beautiful - how do you get those white lines so teeny tiny?

2/22/2012 7:51 AM  
Anonymous erastos said...

You're absolutely right! I like the transparent petals of your red poppy, on the almost perfect round pebble...

2/22/2012 8:05 AM  
Anonymous jen v said...

the poppy one makes my heart go pitter patter. will it be in your etsy shop soon?

2/22/2012 8:20 AM  
Blogger Uncle Beefy said...

Just lovely, Geninne! Were your ears burning yesterday? I was talking about you and your blog with a friend yesterday. Just talking about the beauty and inspiring quality of your work. That is always makes me feel a little calmer and more peaceful after perusing your posts. Such a nice gift. Thank you. :)

2/22/2012 8:31 AM  
Blogger radmegan said...

Beautiful as always! Thank you for being such an inspiration and raw talent. Adore you!

2/22/2012 9:00 AM  
Blogger Rusted Wings said...

such lovely repurposed treasures. your art is simply beautiful.

2/22/2012 9:21 AM  
Blogger barbara l. hale said...

Great idea beautifully executed.

2/22/2012 9:58 AM  
Blogger Antico Valore said...

oh, wonderful! And the Einstein words ... so perfects!

2/22/2012 10:08 AM  
Blogger MagaMerlina said...

Hermosas, me encantan!

2/22/2012 10:23 AM  
Blogger nikkijoy said...

These are so lovely and unique. I love the hare one especially =) x

2/22/2012 10:50 AM  
Blogger Purpletreebird said...

They're really beautiful Geninne. :) I made a painting on a pebble once when I was really young. I wonder if my mum still has it?
I love pebbles.
Jess xx

2/22/2012 10:56 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

beautifull! I especially like the one with the poppy!

2/22/2012 11:24 AM  
Blogger Mara said...

I agree with everyone: these are beautiful, but especially the one with the poppy. In fact, did you know that growing up my sister and I called our Dad "Poppy"? We still do! I guess, depending on what accent we used, it also sounded like "Papi"

2/22/2012 11:44 AM  
Blogger Adrianna Keczmerska said...

I used to always paint rocks and pebbles when I was little but they were just very simply painted in one colour. I never thought of making little paintings on them. Yours look so amazing! I'm sure they look just as great holding the paper from flying away!

2/22/2012 11:51 AM  
Blogger Susana Castro Conti said...

Hermosas todas, la primera me parece maravillosa!!!

Besos ♥

2/22/2012 12:03 PM  
Blogger Mignon Brown said...

Geninne-Of course, if anyone can make a plain rock beautiful it would be you :O)Love the flower!

2/22/2012 12:43 PM  
Blogger Jeanette said...

These are fabulous. I love the colors and detail. The fox and bird are super cute and love the quote. Precious!!! Thanks for sharing. Jeanette

2/22/2012 1:02 PM  
Blogger Marite said...

Your blogs is so amazing - discovered it a moments ago :) so inspiring and lovely ^^


2/22/2012 1:40 PM  
Anonymous passifleur said...

this poppy, this so cuty fox,all is wonderful, but tell me, this rabbit, he doesn't have little blood of kangouroo?!!

2/22/2012 1:44 PM  
Blogger Maria said...

I love the idea, and what you've painted. Gorgeous!

2/22/2012 1:53 PM  
Blogger Lorinda said...

my gosh, you must have the most steady of hands. these are lovely. the fox is adorable!!

2/22/2012 8:34 PM  
Blogger beyourpet said...

These are so beautiful and calming to look at!

2/22/2012 11:43 PM  
Blogger Sabina said...

It is incredible what you can do with acrylic ink

2/23/2012 3:35 AM  
Blogger ElenArt said...

Many many congratulations always give me great ideas to make something similar (not so perfect like yours...) Love and Kisses from Helen, Athens Greece....

2/23/2012 5:13 AM  
Blogger Cat said...

Fab pebbles.Really nice designs.Lovely blog.

2/23/2012 12:45 PM  
Anonymous passifleur said...

Do you want do illustration for this Jean de la fontaine's fable "the crow and the fox"?, i'm not sûre, because i don't see the tortle whis this hare....

2/23/2012 2:37 PM  
Blogger nicole said...

Ah the poppy! How I love those white details.

2/23/2012 7:31 PM  
Anonymous Faith said...

I love them all! Now I want to go out and try to find paintable stones, not that mine would look this good.

2/23/2012 8:18 PM  
Anonymous Silver Charm Bracelet said...

I love the artwork on the a concept and what superb execution.I have not come across something so beautiful.

2/24/2012 1:40 AM  
Blogger Elaine said...

Love those teeny tiny details, so where did the stones come from? No babbling brooks or rushing rivers in these parts.

2/24/2012 9:28 AM  
Blogger The Curious Cat said...

Such a steady hand!!! I am jealous!

2/26/2012 1:03 AM  
Blogger Carla Michelle said...

these are so beautiful...

2/26/2012 12:35 PM  
Blogger Val~paL said...

I love these blues! What beautiful gifts these would make as paperweights! Your work is absolutely gorgeous!

2/27/2012 10:37 AM  
Blogger Cat said...

It seems that I am not the first cat (my name is Cat - Catherine) to love your little birds and the company they keep. Your work is sweet, loving, inspiring, incredible and so many more words... I found you on Etsy and followed you here. Thank you for sharing all your lovely images and creations with us and for offering inspiration. To see you work just gives me a happy sunshine on a cold, gray pulls me up and carries me into the light; high above the earth and away from the everyday world; allowing me to see everything differently, even the things I already know so shine a light on them and make them gold. Bravo and thank you for that!
The Cat in Prague (Czech Republic)

2/29/2012 3:35 AM  
Blogger O said...

Hello- I found your blog via IndieFixx. Your painted stones are beautiful! Thank you for sharing your lovely desktop wallpaper calendar.

3/02/2012 1:59 AM  
Blogger Gaia Marfurt said...

I love them! I thank you for the desktopo calendars too! Have a nice day! :)

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