Sunday, April 22, 2012

Silver linings.

   There are silver linings in every cloud. 

We just need to be able to spot them to weather any storm.

The optimistic metaphor leads me through some 'down' times.

And, I tried to paint a grey sky 

with elements of hope looking out.

"Was I deceiv'd, or did a sable cloud 

Turn forth her silver lining on the night?" 

says Milton in Comus.

Just look for it.


Silver linings


I'm linking up to sunday sketches,  artists n blogland, butterfly effects, paint party fridays.



20 comments:

  1. Beautiful paintings... there is always a silver lining...just sometimes it's really hard to see it... happy SS :)

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  2. there's certain depth in these drawings. yes i do believe in the silver lining. even in the greatest sorrows. love your drawings! :)

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  3. I like these drawings. It is sometimes hard to find the silver linings - but they are always there!!

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  4. beautiful sketch and sentiment...
    thanks for the reminder....i have seen a lot of clouds lately - i need to remember to look inside of them.

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  5. very positive inspirational work today! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. lovely creations ~ some magical energy to them ~thanks, namaste, ^_^

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  7. Painting gray skies is tough...they're often so flat looking - you've made an excellent effort and I like the way you tied it in with your sentiment. Great painting.

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  8. ...serene beauty ~ thankyoU for your s.s. share! ~may yoU have had a gentle mama day in your world! ~ blessed be!...
    ...xXx...

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  9. such a lovely piece
    wonderful coloring
    and i love how the trees are growing on the side

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  10. Love the inspiration and the beautiful painting! Great job!

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  11. These are great. I love the dark grey shades, blues and how your white stands out. Are you using pastels? Cant quite tell.

    Happy SS and thank you for joining us! :)

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  12. Beautiful..........and a wonderful mood painting. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  13. Wow what a beautiful sentiment, and I love both images, in particular the woman and the look on her face.

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  14. Silver linings are certainly easier to see if you are looking for them. Lovely pages!

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  15. What an awesome rainy scene. I love the perspective!

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  16. beautiful thoughtful piece! I love the poem - was it written by you?

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  17. Great work and I love the message....it's not always easy to remember the silver linings are there.

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  18. Don't look for the silver lining, first you must find the beauty in the darkness. Beautiful images.

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  19. very interesting! Thanks for sharing with AIB.

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  20. So happy to be read by all of you. Thanks everyone. Thank you so much for visiting me!

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