Tuesday, March 2, 2010

A House I Once Knew

From the plum tree
When I unwrapped layers of time and peered in, I found what was once so large and almost tangible seemed smaller, diminished. However, what pervaded the air around me was the colour of the memory, the scent of its emotion, as real as the time I was standing in now as I lost myself in the past.

15 comments:

Savita said...

I love this work!

pRiyA said...

Thank you :)

aaina123 said...

Wow, you are a brilliant painter or fainter.
I love your blog.

Dithi said...

Beautiful, I love reading what you write with the paintings you compose around them. Priya, I have been disturbed after reading your 'And that's it' post on the plum tree and after having failed to figure out a way to comment after that post. I was meaning to send you an email or FB msg lately and am SO happy to see this! Thank you! Where is the 'Follow' button?

ArtPropelled said...

Priya I lost myself in your words and the vivid pastel piece evokes memories for me too.

vineeta said...

you continue to be an inspiration to me. thank you for that. I love this post, the art and the words.

Shireena said...

I love oil pastels and getting my fingers all dirty. (and subsequently everything else)

Nice coloring and reflecting mood story.

Once Upon A Tea Time said...

I like that blue-indigo so much. I just realized I hadn't updated my subscription to your new blog. Just started following again and happy to be here. Sending you lots of good wishes!

SloganMurugan said...

Beautiful

sathish said...

Wow! very nice. Reminds me of a beautiful book called 'Someday' illustrated by Peter H Reynolds.

There is a page where the kids leaves home for her own life, turns back and thinks how is it that big, massive house where she had stayed for so long looks so small!
Exactly the same thought - the illustrations on that page is simple and I can never forget that image.

Your painting evokes the same feeling.

That image can be seen here -
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/1416928111/ref=dp_otherviews_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&img=2

pRiyA said...

Hi Satish, thank you so much for that link. I hope I get to see that book someday since it seems like a story worth reading :)

soraya nulliah said...

Dear Priya-I love this piece of artwork, the writing that accompanies it and the photo of it all! beautiful!

Perfect Witch said...

I found my way back to your blog through facebook!
But, this is a breathtaking painting. Is it for sale?

pRiyA said...

Hi Perfect Witch,
welcome back. Yes, this painting is for sale. You can find the details in my online gallery at Artflute here:
http://artflute.com/Products/House-I-Once-Knew_3743.aspx

and the rest here:

http://www.facebook.com/?tid=1414910262897&sk=messages#!/photo.php?pid=1011466&id=1500074596

Perfect Witch said...

Just bought it! Can't wait to get it here.