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My new painting! Les pavés de la vie – Life’s cobblestones.


Les pavés de la vie ©copyright2015owpp

Les pavés de la vie
©copyright2015owpp

This painting is very close to my heart, it belongs to the Theme I’m working on, of life & it’s journey. I’m sure you remember Evolution trek (I have posted previously) Odyssey is another.
Les pavés de la vie represents life’s course. Notice the nuance in texture, colour, cracks & shapes of the cobblestones & interpret it in your own personal experience of life and growth along the way…
I used about three liters of paint for the under layer & around two kilos of plaster for the cobblestones which makes it quite a heavy canvas!
Before hanging it, in order to prevent it from falling & breaking, I had to make sure the hooks were well placed by drilling proper holes in the wall.
I am posting here all the painting’s stages.
Let me know.
I truly enjoyed your comments from last post 🙂
Thanks to all of you for your words of encouragement & likes!

Details of the cobblestones ©copyright2015owpp

Details of the cobblestones
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Where it all started... ©copyright2015owpp

Where it all started…
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2nd layer... ©copyright2015owpp

2nd layer…
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About 2 to 3 liters of paint to start with. ©copyright2015owpp

About 2 to 3 liters of paint to start with.
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1st layer of plaster ©copyright2015owpp

1st layer of plaster
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About oawritingspoemspaintings

A lover of poetry, abstract and realistic painting, music, good writing, languages, Italy, photography, holistic therapies, natural lifestyle and fully living the moment.

15 responses »

  1. Catherine Johnson

    Love it!

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  2. I really like your new painting : pure and strong… Lovely 😉

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  3. This is wonderful! So Zen-like. As the last commentor said: Pure and strong.

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    • Zen is a beautiful compliment for this painting 🙂
      Thank you Deborah! I loved the way the other commentator described it too…
      Zen pure & strong, it’s all I’ve wished, worked toward & hoped to be for years so, if this painting says all this, it must mean something.
      I appreciate your kind comment 🙂

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  4. Awesome creativity!

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  5. Wonderful! I like it very much.

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  6. Thank you for liking “Happy Valentine’s Day.” Nice post! 🙂 I enjoyed this behind-the-scenes look at how you created this interesting painting.

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  7. Very interesting process and outcome!

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