Celestial spheres

Celestial spheres
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Lovely topic and work Catherine. Sets the imagination to work and is so well painted.

Very fine portrait.

Rhapsody in blue!

Great title...why didn't I think of that :)

Wonderful portrait with expression and character.

Great portrait Catherine, but I'll refrain from commenting on the Wikipedia excerpt.

Such a very beautiful and expressive piece, lovely ideas abound in this and superbly painted

I always love to see your portraits. There is always so much more than just a person.

Thank you for your kind words Diana.

Hang on Studio Wall
26/07/2018
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Portrait of a violinist seated in the prow of her canal boat. A representation of sound is depicted forming in the air around her, inspired by the ancient concept of Music/Harmony of the spheres "that regards proportions in the movements of celestial bodies—the Sun, Moon, and planets—as a form of music ... not usually thought to be literally audible, but a harmonic, mathematical or religious concept." (Wikipedia)

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Catherine Beale

I am a painter specialising in light-filled watercolours. I am particularly drawn to larger-than-life sized head and shoulder portraits where there is space for watercolours to flow and “sing”. I am recently experimenting with new surfaces that allow my watercolours to hang unglazed - what I call…

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