Monday, August 30, 2010

Unconventional Canvas

Unconventional Canvas
I plan to paint several birds on the walls scattered around the house.
I thought would be fun for my guests to find all of a treasure hunt :)
On the Wall
This is the first one. I'll show you the process...

59 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Sonia said...

your guests are SO going to love these !! it's brilliant, it really is.
thanks for sharing this with us, Geninne

8/30/2010 1:00 PM  
Blogger Masha said...

This is such a cool idea. Your colourful birds will look amazing against the concrete walls.

8/30/2010 1:06 PM  
Blogger Giorgia said...

Wonderful Geninne, as usual!
A pity I live an ocean away, or I'll definitely beg you to decorate my house!

8/30/2010 1:13 PM  
Blogger cakesniffer said...

Very cool. I can't wait to see how they come along.

8/30/2010 1:21 PM  
Blogger Danielle said...

What a fun idea! Lucky guests :)

8/30/2010 1:23 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth Burns said...

i love the idea

8/30/2010 1:23 PM  
Blogger Ludid said...

i agree with giogia. would love it if you decorated my house. so beautiful!

8/30/2010 1:28 PM  
Blogger Grace said...

Oh, how beautiful that will be...

8/30/2010 1:34 PM  
Blogger Dyche Designs said...

Love that idea.

8/30/2010 2:06 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

everything you curious upon is very beatuiful and inpiring

8/30/2010 2:19 PM  
Blogger jeannie said...

What kind of paint will you be using on concrete?

8/30/2010 2:34 PM  
Anonymous Alex Louisa said...

Those walls are divine. And we already know your birds will look brilliant painted on them, but I am still excited to see how they finish up!

I'm planning on painting a mural down my hallway - birds will most certainly be involved since I'm still obsessed with the little things - but I can't quite decide exactly what I'd like to do yet!

Have fun painting Geninne :)

8/30/2010 2:35 PM  
Blogger sensitiveartist said...

oh, this is gonna be good. can't wait to see more. everything you touch is golden!

8/30/2010 2:42 PM  
Blogger HollyM said...

What a fantastic idea! It will be beautiful.

8/30/2010 3:32 PM  
Blogger Alice said...

Fantastic idea. I've been looking at our concrete apartment walls, wanting to brighten them up (picture hooks of all kinds refuse to stay up so we have duct taped posters instead!). Maybe I'll paint them...

8/30/2010 3:35 PM  
Blogger NotABlogger said...

Fabulous! What a wonderful idea.

8/30/2010 4:00 PM  
Anonymous Rose said...

So fantastic! Can't wait to see them all finished...

8/30/2010 4:05 PM  
Blogger meika said...

What a gorgeous idea!

8/30/2010 4:15 PM  
Blogger Victoria Bennett Beyer said...

I love the idea! Why not use your home as your canvas? There's no better way to make it truly yours.

8/30/2010 4:16 PM  
Anonymous lauradodson said...

WOW, what a great idea! Can't wait to see the finished product.

8/30/2010 4:38 PM  
Blogger Janie B said...

Great idea! I love anything to do with birds.

8/30/2010 4:47 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

i love this idea geninne
do you already have an idea of how many birds you will paint or will that be a surprise

8/30/2010 5:38 PM  
Anonymous Brambly Thicket said...

How magical!

8/30/2010 5:47 PM  
Blogger Carrie said...

Aaahhhhhh!!! What a great idea. You are going to have so much fun. Looking forward to seeing the process. Thanks for sharing!

8/30/2010 6:55 PM  
Blogger Mellisa said...

Wow, I can't wait to see the finished product!

8/30/2010 7:02 PM  
Anonymous blogaloorgirl said...

such a lovely idea!

8/30/2010 7:35 PM  
Blogger dls said...

What a wonderful idea -- am looking forward to seeing the finished art. Will you add any text to the art?

8/30/2010 8:54 PM  
Blogger Christine E-E said...

will you give us a tour of your finished "treasure hunt"??
sounds lovely...

8/30/2010 9:00 PM  
Blogger **We BLOG ARTISTS** said...

your fortunate your husband loves your painting even on the raw concrete...I can't wait to see one finished.

8/30/2010 9:03 PM  
Blogger kristi said...

Love this! I can't wait to see more details and the process!

8/30/2010 9:39 PM  
Anonymous Sybille said...

What a lovely idea! It would be wonderful, I'm sure!!

8/30/2010 11:51 PM  
Anonymous Christine d'Anecdotes said...

Superb idea. I hope you won't mind if i copy your idea for my own house ? (a pity i can't copy your talent as well but i'll do my best for the birds...) By the way, congratulations for your new house and studio. The whole think looks just like a dream come true.

8/31/2010 12:03 AM  
Blogger Sarah Knight said...

Those look like they're going to be beautiful!

8/31/2010 1:18 AM  
Blogger Dajda said...

If I ever have my own house, would you like to come and paint a few birds on the walls for me? :) Such a lovely idea.

8/31/2010 1:48 AM  
Blogger Ann said...

That's great idea! Your house will look cosy not only inside but also on the outside!

8/31/2010 2:49 AM  
Blogger Maomis said...

awesome idea!

8/31/2010 2:56 AM  
Blogger Caty said...

this is a wonderful idea Geninne! will you use acrylics?

8/31/2010 3:23 AM  
Blogger Georgia said...

What a brilliant idea- love it!!!

8/31/2010 3:53 AM  
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8/31/2010 4:10 AM  
Blogger candis said...

What a fantastic idea - love that.

8/31/2010 4:25 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

you my dear Geninne are amazing ...
you have no idea how much hope & inspiration, spark & passion you help instill in me ... daily. Thank you, my very far away, friend !
xo S & les Gang

8/31/2010 5:55 AM  
OpenID floatingink said...

Wonderful idea! I can't wait to follow your progress as you paint them all.

8/31/2010 6:43 AM  
Blogger Allison said...

What a great idea! I just love that your birds have so much personality :)

8/31/2010 6:43 AM  
Blogger **EYE-SNACKS** said...

Waht a great idea! I'm curious to the process of it.

8/31/2010 7:18 AM  
Blogger elpimpi said...

This idea is just GREAT! Your house will look AMAZING with this birds and your friens will have a lot o fun with it!!!! I would love to have only a small drop :-) of your talent!

8/31/2010 7:19 AM  
Blogger peganders said...

What a great idea.
A few days ago you had a display and mentioned a fabric bird. Id love to know more about your fabric art.
Your home is wonderful.
thank you for sharing.

8/31/2010 7:42 AM  
Blogger cmorgenstern said...

brilliant idea. I like it. I have a long white wall in my garden that I always wanted to decorate with flower paintings. never got around to it. you are an inspiration and I will watch your progress.
greetings from Germany

8/31/2010 7:52 AM  
Blogger Helena said...

Oooh, I would love to do something like that. I've gotten to paint a few murals on other people's walls, but we're in an apartment. Bummer.

8/31/2010 8:39 AM  
Anonymous Amisha said...

Oh Genine! This is lovely. I used to sketch but gave it up and have been doing mostly collage but you make me feel like sketching again! Your blog inspires me.

8/31/2010 10:01 AM  
Blogger Gray said...

No such thing as an unconvetional canvas, only unconventional minds!! Looks great. =)

8/31/2010 11:15 AM  
Blogger Chantal said...

Can't wait to see the next step!

8/31/2010 2:14 PM  
Blogger Carol Sloan said...

Great idea! Will you use acrylic paint?

8/31/2010 4:32 PM  
Blogger Jacky said...

What a lovely idea...I look forward to seeing the process. As he is now, the bird has a very old worlde look about him...I cant wait to see once you add your colours.

Jacky xox

8/31/2010 11:49 PM  
Blogger Tabuena arts central said...

Lovely street art type wall drawings...cheers bird lady!

9/01/2010 5:21 AM  
Blogger Vicki K. said...

What a brilliant and fun idea!

9/01/2010 9:20 AM  
Blogger Mandy Saile of Bijou's Whimsy said...

These are going to be fantatasic, can't wait to see them finished.

9/01/2010 11:49 AM  
Anonymous Corinna Lyons-Revello said...

Fabulous! This is the coolest idea ever! I can't wait to see them when you're finished.


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