Thursday, January 7, 2010

Be...



Be...yourself

Ingredients: vintage dictionary pages, book board, original photograph transparency, acrylic paint, shimmering watercolors, calligraphy ink, dye ink, gel pen, leafing pen, dry transfer, rubon letters, vintage stamp. approximately 7 1/2" x 5 1/8".

Available for purchase in The Altered Page on Etsy.

Sold. Thank you!

39 comments:

stregata said...

Beautiful - so serene!!!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

This is such a different look for you. I really love this piece.

lisa bebi said...

wow! thats a lot of ingredients - i LOVE this.

Oxana said...

This is so beautiful!

Gillian McMurray said...

This is a particularly stunning piece. Reall lovely.

lyle baxter said...

seth, I really like this. different for you perhaps,but very peaceful . lyle

Brian K said...

Oh this is wonderful Seth! Love this new direction!

Kerry Hawkins said...

so peaceful, I like it

MrCachet said...

Questions: What is a 'leafing pen'?

The vintage stamp is canceled, but also has a chop applied to it. Where did you get the chop or did you make it yourself?

This is great Seth! The Chinese New Year stamp is coming up for sale next week. Year of the Tiger. Are you going to participate?

Jazz said...

So different. Wow. I like it.

Lisa said...

Gorgeous..love the change in style!

Mary said...

Wonderful. There is a quote that I have in my early journal, can't remember who wrote it.

"To be, rather than appear to be"

Annie said...

Gorgeous. Phew! Feel better already!

neva gagliano said...

buddhaful!!!

Trudy Callan said...

A good reminder for us all. Love the look of this.

La Dolce Vita said...

love the transparency of your... photo right? nice!

Sharmon Davidson said...

This is gorgeous! Do more, do more!

Chris said...

It's so cool clicking to enlarge your works because there is so MUCH there to see. And pretty pretty. These colors are vibrant and go so well with the theme.

I've been loving Secret Sundays. Thanks for that.

Marilyn said...

Wow you pulled out all the stops and used so many tools!! It is so appealing to me and I think it's the Asian thing. Keep up the great work.

Art said...

The colors are really lovely in this piece. Cheers to you.

Lynn said...

Interesting to see you add a photo element to your work Seth. I like the color.

John M. Mora said...

beautiful

Marit said...

Gorgeous! And so true! Love it Seth! (ps I "discovered" a "new" artist today - wrote about him on my blog. Thought you might be interested too... ever heard of Wolfli???)

Jasmine said...

This is stunning, i love it.

jennifer said...

really really love this one!!!
thanks for the inspiration!
peace,
jennifer

ArtPropelled said...

Now this is different, Seth. A sense of calm.

layers said...

amazing that so many materials went into this piece-- which comes across with the minimal Asian Zen feel to it

Four Seasons in a Life said...

Thank you for sharing your latest art work with us and I appreciate your materials list.

Wishing you a wonderful weekend,
Egmont

rivergardenstudio said...

Seth, I love this! The contrast of the beautiful red with the background is amazing, so striking and vibrant. How did you get the transparency to stick, I am wondering if you used spray? thanks as well for another wonderful Secret Sunday! It has been amazing to read peoples "secrets" Roxanne

Deborah said...

This is a great piece!

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

WOW Seth
again
SO
totally
inspiring
deep
and
beautiful!
oxo

ArtSnark said...

nice work - love the colors

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

Be...such a quiet and simple bit of prose and your interpretation is like a ballet in colors and textures offering the quiet space an artist needs to find a sense of security in order to create their own sacred marks. Quiet strength exemplified. I also appreciate you list of materials you employed in this compostion. Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

Marie said...

I love all of your message pieces: "be yourself", "reach for the sky", "dare to dream", "take a chance", "imagine what could be". I really sense the passionate dreamer in you that reaches out to everyone with such faith in what could positively be. (Have you ever considered making a boxed deck of inspiration cards from your pieces? I would love to have one on my desk!)

The Josie Baggley Company said...

..for who ELSE can you really be! Very zen.Very nice indeed

Gaby Bee said...

Wow Seth, such a fantastic piece ... just a little different form you other styles and ever so wonderful!

Karen Cole said...

What, no kitchen sink?......talk about mixed media, there fella :-)

I think what's great about this is it's simplicity. You were able to use many things to create this piece but it still has not lost itself in it's creation. Very nice and very different than your usual work.

Stopping by to wish you a happy new year, Seth. Thanks for making the last one so interesting. Can you possibly keep up this pace.... yowza.....I hope so.

Fran aka Redondowriter said...

The Secret Sunday is wonderful and I also like everyone's ideas about how to stay motivated and creative.

layers said...

I am always on the lookout for ideas for inspiration and there are some great ideas here-- plus-- as usual some great blogs to connect to.