Sunday, August 9, 2009

Ocean thoughts



On the red sand
acrylic on canvas
8 x 8 inches
Barbara Muir 2009

(I could not get the colour right in this photo --
it's much better.)

Not a lot to say today. It's Sunday. We had a wonderful dinner
with friends last night, and today are going to visit Ian
and Marilyn in Springhill, home of Canada's songbird,
Ann Murray. Both Ian and Marilyn are folk artists.
Ian does everything from ocean scenes featuring elaborate
tall ships, to quirky carvings of birds. Marilyn loves painting
cats, flowers and lots and lots of pointillist dots on bright
backgrounds. There's always plenty to see at their house,
and no doubt a rousing set of cribbage games.

Have a taking-it-easy-it's-Sunday day

4 comments:

eldon said...

Yep, Sunday. One of those days for quiet and rest. I woke up this morning wanting to get the most I could from today. I got a little work done, spent some good time with Debra and now I get to paint. I guess it all worked out.
Glad you're having a fine time.
EW

Barb Hillier said...

Another beautiful painting and she definitely looks thoughtful. Am enjoying very much your description of your holiday as it brings back memories of growing up in New Brunswick as a child. Thank you.

Barbara M. said...

Hi Eldon,

Yes it was a great day. Sometimes you just want to hang out with your friends and laugh. We played endless games of cribbage with friends who only play when we're in town.

Take care,

Barbara

Barbara M. said...

Hi Barb,

How lucky could you be to grow up here. I'm glad it's bringing back memories. This is definitely a super place to be.

Take care,

Barbara

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