Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The Fish & The Bird

Watercolor, acrylic ink & collage on hand made cotton paper. 9"x 12"
At dusk...

77 Lovely Comments:

Blogger FeeMail said...

That's totally adorable!

11/10/2010 6:49 AM  
Anonymous Maaike said...

Oh wow!!! This is the most gorgeous one so far! What size is it? And will it be in your Etsy shop?

11/10/2010 6:51 AM  
Anonymous Maaike said...

Oh wait, size is right there. Duh!

11/10/2010 6:52 AM  
Anonymous Lizzy said...

So cute! The bird looked in the water and said; hello fishie. :-)

11/10/2010 6:57 AM  
Blogger holly aka golly said...

Geninne, I love the map overlay. Pure genius!

11/10/2010 7:05 AM  
Blogger jenna marie said...

so is the acrylic ink the white detailing? Or is that gouache {sp?}
You are so inspiring.

11/10/2010 7:07 AM  
OpenID wendymoondesigns said...

really beautiful! It's wonderful seeing your work in progress, too.

11/10/2010 7:10 AM  
Blogger dls said...

I like the composition, esp. like how you treated the map .... the different colors, etc. Another awesome illustration! Thanks for sharing.

11/10/2010 7:37 AM  
Blogger Patty Biermans said...

Love the composition, color, theme, everything....Fab!!! Wish I could see you're work in real life. Maybee someday??? Greetings...Peebee

11/10/2010 7:57 AM  
Blogger Susan Cepin said...

Ooh - I love the addition of the map details!

11/10/2010 7:58 AM  
Blogger Mone said...

lovely!I love the collage style and the colors!

11/10/2010 8:01 AM  
Blogger heather yalin said...

this is beautiful! i love it!!!

11/10/2010 8:07 AM  
Blogger bricarwaller said...

This is terrific! I just love your work, so creative.

11/10/2010 8:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow - that is your studio? It overlooks a canyon? Mine is the kitchen table overlooking the TV (not by choice).

11/10/2010 8:30 AM  
Blogger Jane said...

Beautiful Geninne, as I knew it would be. :) Hope to see it in your shop soon.

11/10/2010 8:38 AM  
Blogger Emmy van Swaaij said...

wonderful!! I love this one a lot!

11/10/2010 9:13 AM  
Blogger Kelly Lish said...

Just beautiful!

11/10/2010 9:13 AM  
Anonymous Bonnie said...

I love this one Geninne!

11/10/2010 9:14 AM  
Blogger Dyche Designs said...

Wow this piece is truly beautiful.

11/10/2010 9:25 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

Very beautiful. I love the map also.

11/10/2010 9:30 AM  
Blogger june at noon said...

It's really gorgeous, in concept *and* execution.

11/10/2010 9:39 AM  
Blogger cb said...

love love love!!!!!!!!!!! <3<3<3


11/10/2010 9:55 AM  
Blogger Škorčica said...

Oh, I almost forgot about these two friends! :)

I like how two different worlds meet - beautiful!

11/10/2010 9:57 AM  
Blogger Alisa said...

Love it!

11/10/2010 10:13 AM  
Blogger Luisa said...

That is awesome! I'm going to look at it again

11/10/2010 10:18 AM  
Anonymous artsy ant said...

It looks wonderful but mostly I'm impressed by the subject: haven't seen many relationships pictured between birds and fishes before, if any. Beautiful!

11/10/2010 10:28 AM  
Blogger Kirstin said...

Beautiful! Will this go in your shop?

11/10/2010 10:39 AM  
Blogger Anja said...

I love this one! A beautiful idea.

11/10/2010 10:52 AM  
Blogger joanasoares said...

So beautiful! I love "your" blue!

11/10/2010 10:54 AM  
Blogger Emil und die großen Schwestern said...

Beautiful! I love your art!

11/10/2010 11:37 AM  
Blogger Trekky said...

Beautiful image!

11/10/2010 12:59 PM  
Blogger Tricia said...

Oh I love it! Beautiful!

11/10/2010 1:01 PM  
Blogger se7en said...

Oh I totally love your workspace - the view, the stuff everything!! everything!!!

11/10/2010 1:03 PM  
Anonymous Teje said...

Hello! Wonderful idea those vinyl flowers - they look really nice in the window! And your latest painting is adorable - nice thought and beautiful work!

11/10/2010 1:17 PM  
Blogger Anne Marie said...

Precioso Geninne, simplemente precioso!

11/10/2010 1:25 PM  
Blogger Helmi said...

Wow, its beautiful.
grt, Helmi

11/10/2010 1:50 PM  
Blogger Janet Ghio said...

WOW! Beautiful--such a sweet look on that little fishes face!

11/10/2010 2:41 PM  
Blogger Heather T. said...

Wow! Stunning--love that map/globe thing going on...

11/10/2010 4:55 PM  
Blogger Jennifer DeDonato said...

I love that fish...great colors as always!

11/10/2010 5:25 PM  
Anonymous suzanne b. said...

That is just so beautiful.

I always love it when you show us your desk. :)

11/10/2010 5:26 PM  
Blogger Jo Anne Neely Gomez said...

Love the colors and content, would love to have this one it is just GORGEOUS!

11/10/2010 5:27 PM  
Blogger Kieren said...

Really lovely. I'm wondering, do you stretch your wc paper? How do you keep it from buckling, esp with adding collage?

11/10/2010 6:33 PM  
Blogger Sallie Kate said...

Even your dirty water jar is cool! I enjoy seeing your God-given talents at work :)

11/10/2010 6:39 PM  
Blogger Pat said...

THis is wonderful! Cotton paper?

11/10/2010 8:28 PM  
Anonymous trish said...

Aloha from Hawaii! I am a long time follower of your blog and admirer of your art! I wanted you to know that I have included a few of your images on my "pinterest!" boards. They are located here if you care to take a look.
Also, I have been asking a few artists I admire to share their process for creating prints of original works. Would you mind telling me how you do yours? Do you send it to a local printer or do you print them at home on your own? Do you have a specific printer you use? I am exploring options for printing some of my art work and appreciate any input you may have.
Blessings to you!
Mahalo nui loa!

11/10/2010 8:31 PM  
Blogger mary buentello said...

Que maravillosas imagenes nos regalas! me recordaron aquella historia donde un pez y un ave se enamoran y encuentran que su amor es imposible, porque después de todo donde irian a vivir, el ave no puede dentro del agua y el pez no puede fuera de ella.
Te felicito !

11/10/2010 8:58 PM  
Blogger Lillabilly said...

This is your most beautiful piece yet - it just takes my breath away!

11/10/2010 9:33 PM  
Blogger Jenni C's said...

so do you think swimming beats flying...? yes you see the world with different eyes.....mmmmm pity we cant swop where are you going next ? i dont know maybe Cape Town...We all love it Genine....the beginning of a story i hope..

11/10/2010 11:34 PM  
Blogger Nina said...

Wonderfull! I almost have no words!
Kisses from Portugal.

11/11/2010 12:39 AM  
Blogger Luna said...

This is real art!

11/11/2010 12:58 AM  
Blogger Eva said...

Superbe, j'adore. Bravo pour le blog.

11/11/2010 1:21 AM  
Blogger mm said...

Hi! I don't usually comment but I couldn't resist to tell you that this picture really is something special. It is very inspirational. Tank you!

11/11/2010 3:47 AM  
Blogger Ara said...

I'd buy this if it were for sale.

11/11/2010 3:52 AM  
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11/11/2010 4:33 AM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Wow! Beautiful.

11/11/2010 7:49 AM  
Blogger Plain and Joyful Living said...

Just stunning.

11/11/2010 9:42 AM  
Blogger Bird on Wire Studio said...

So beautiful. I love the relationship between the bird and the fish, their curiousity is as lovely as their separate worlds.

Your art and blog inspire me every single day! Thank you!

11/11/2010 9:43 AM  
Blogger Richard Chalmers said...

Beautiful! I love all your birds. Birds are my favorite animal. I especially love crows, ravens and owls.

11/11/2010 11:04 AM  
Anonymous xplore4life said...

I am surprised this posts. The fish and the bird-great picture.

11/11/2010 11:25 AM  
Blogger barelymeasured said...

absolutely gorgeous! I found your blog through "I go by katie" and I love it!

11/11/2010 12:33 PM  
Blogger barbara said...

Of course this is totally YOUR style. But fish/bird + day/night (dark above, light below - genius) makes me think of Escher

11/11/2010 2:08 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

I love this. :) I gave you a blog award on my blog:

11/11/2010 2:50 PM  
Anonymous kelly McMichael said...

so beautiful--I love seeing these paintings as they develop over time!

11/11/2010 4:16 PM  
Blogger jo so and sew said...

I LOVE the air / water juxtaposition...I am working on fish at the moment also...

11/11/2010 10:14 PM  
Anonymous Rachel O said...

Now this reminds me of a French song by Juliette Gréco!
It talks about a fish and a bird fondly in love but how could they really meet?
There's a link to the song:

Soooo glad that everything's fixed with your wonderful blog.

11/14/2010 2:33 AM  
Blogger spindelmaker said...

Wow, this is beautiful!

11/15/2010 7:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I must have this print if you put it in your shop. I have three beautiful biracial children, but some of the elder relatives in my family were not as accepting as I would have hoped when I married out of my race. My grandmother once said to me..."A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest." I would like to think we have built a very strong nest.

11/15/2010 8:58 AM  
Blogger Antonia Ruiz said...

Esta ilustración me encantó.

11/18/2010 9:39 AM  
Blogger paintandink said...

Absolutely beautiful!

11/22/2010 8:08 AM  
Blogger Asmuns said...

I love this work - is it for sale?
Can I buy it? Please contact me.

1/02/2011 6:38 AM  
Blogger sa'ha whe said...

The fish and the bird
who fall in love
will find no place to build a home in,
The fish and the bird who fall in love
are bound forever to go roaming...

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Blogger Simone Caramaschi said...

How can i buy? I really want it <3

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