Thursday, 24 May 2018

The earth has music for those who listen

Yes! I finished my painting! It's going to be a picture-heavy post, so be prepared! If you don't want to see all the pics,  scroll down to the bottom to see the complete painting ;-)

This one was just plain fun. I drew some things in advance but most was just going with the flow.

Whenever I felt like using different colours I moved to another part and continued there.

For me this painting was a real colour party. I'm not even sure I'm completely finished with it. I might add some lines or dots in some places or add some more details  ...

And then again I might just leave it as it is :-)

There's an abundance of colours and details on there already, but it's quite addictive to keep adding ;-)

Maybe I just need to start a new one really soon, so as not to go totally overboard with this one ...

This is the last detail picture. I'll move on to the in-progress-pics after this!

I don't have many in-progress-pictures. I did take quite a few from small parts of the painting, but not from the painting as a whole. But, you' ll get the idea.

This is how I started:

Lots of my favorite colours, and I also like to make lines in it with a scraper. I think it adds some nice texture.

Here I added more paint, and used stencils, stamps and sprays.

Then I added random lines all over the canvas to make some compartments where I wanted to use different colours.

And so I continued with different colours in different sections and bringing out figures, some I drew beforehand and some only when I got to it.

And in the end it resulted in this:

"the earth has music for those who listen" - acrylics on canvas 
80 x 80 cm - 31,5 x 31,5 inches

And for those of you who still don't have enough: here are my weekly funnies and thinkies :-)

Will be linking to Paint Party Friday tomorrow! I hope you're having a wonderful day! Thanks for your visit, and I wish you a fun and creative weekend! See you next week ♥ ♥ ♥


  1. perfect title for the painting :)

  2. LOVE LOVE LOVE the painting! ♥♥♥♥ (My favorite funny is the volcano one!!!! I'm all in favor of that one!)

  3. The new painting is wonderful. So much to see, and the overall effect is just happy. Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

  4. Adore the painting and I love to see the different stages of work. Fascinating to say the least.

  5. This is just beautiful! So vibrant and so many details to get lost in, so many little stories. Love it. And so good to see the process, I always love to see how a painting evolves. So fascinating.

  6. Fascinating! Always enjoy your process and the result here is gorgeous. Happy PPF

  7. Wow! Every detailed picture is lovely and the final big painting wonderful. Love this happy art.
    Have a happy weekend 😘

  8. Lovely painting and funny quotes too! Happy PPF from Number 19 :D

  9. this painting is just stunning with all its imagery and colors- I love it!! the wireless technology funny really cracked me up:) Happy PPF!

  10. Lovely piece and always laugh at your finds every week!

  11. I love seeing your process pictures and the details in your paintings! I get a glimpse into how your creativity unravels. Thank you!

  12. Gorgeous, beautiful, happy, awesome artwork. I love looking at the pics of it all coming together. I am still laughing at the jokes. Thank you for the great art candy, lots of laughs and a few things to ponder! Happy PPF. Hugz, Rasz

  13. How absolutely wonderful to slowly scroll down through all your artwork Denthe, thanks so much for including all the extracts and process involved in your gorgeous painting. So much to see and appreciate in your work. You've a really distinctive style.
    I loved all the funnies too. Enjoy your weekend and Happy PPF!

  14. Your painting is absolutely breath taking! I love all the detail! I love the colours!! I love the title! Bravo!!!! The wireless technology one made me laugh! LOL! The grandmother one, I thought was kind of scary and true! Big Hugs!

  15. Luv the title, you did great!!!
    Happy you dropped by my blog

    much love...

  16. That is seriously cool! I love seeing all the pieces and then the whole. Stopping by a little late for PPF!

  17. your painting is amazing, and you know,,, I think your paintings would be amazing fabric,, I would love to make a dress from that painting lol,,,

  18. Amazing painting! A colour party indeed! I love the compartments and all the little critters and people and plants! Wonderful happy color! I think you could start the next one and then check back later and see if you want to add more to this one. :)

  19. Denise my friend!!
    This painting is absolutely Magnificent!! I do believe this now my all time favorite of yours! Color play at it's finest and all of the delicious mark making has just drawn me in! Bravo!! You rock Denise!!
    huge hugs,Jackie

    1. ps...your title is just Perfect as well!!


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