And When I Turned Towards The Light  by Angela  Burman

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Oil painting on canvas 24″ × 18″
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March 2011 Juried Invitational Exhibition

Lawrence S. Pertillar’s poem inspired me so much to create this painting. Dedicated to my beautiful Megan. “You were my light sweetheart”

And…
When I turned towards the ‘Light’,
It was a brightness…
Never had I witnessed before.

Never had I witnessed such beauty inviting.
And connecting inside me right.

Wonderful was the experience.
Feeding every aspect,
Of my Earthly appetite.
I grew beyond excited.

And…
When I turned towards the ‘Light’,
I became a part of it.
I became thrilled and delighted without a fear to invite.

Or…
Ever again was I to feel,
Any memory of being frightened.

This ‘Light’ and energy fed all my needs instantly.
And I knew,
Begging for what I wanted was never again to be.
It was as if,
For eternity I would exist with ‘it’…
This ‘Light’.

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angela burman, dove, impressionistic, inspirational, light, oil painting

Born in Cardiff, but now live in the West Midlands. Graduated from Birmingham City University with a BA (Hons) in Visual Arts.

Key styles: impressionism, abstracts and whimsical,which cover a wide range of subject matter from pure abstract, figurative, portrait, still life, nature and wildlife.

Media used: oils, acrylic, mixed media, collage, textiles and digital photography and photoshop.

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Comments

  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1almost 4 years ago


    Gorgeous! October 6, 2010

  • Wow Gina, this is the quickest Ive ever had a feature. What a wonderful gift you have given me. I am humbled

    – Angela Burman

  • linaji
    linajialmost 4 years ago

    beauty in every way dearest. wow~!!!

  • Thank you Lina for your beautiful comments x

    – Angela Burman

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckeralmost 4 years ago

    WOW Angie…she is beautiful…what a gorgeous painting!!! FAB!!! :-)

  • Thank you so much Dawn for your wonderful feedback and for always your support x

    – Angela Burman

  • Lynne Prestebak
    Lynne Prestebakalmost 4 years ago

    This is stunning, Angela…you can almost feel the dove in flight….

  • Thank you for your kind comments Lynne. Really appreciate them :)

    – Angela Burman

  • Renate  Dartois
    Renate Dartoisalmost 4 years ago

    This is such a divine and touching Painting dear Angela and the poem you chose is beautiful a perfect companion to this creation…..

  • Im so touched by your beautiful comments Renate. Thank you very much

    – Angela Burman

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 4 years ago

    Oh, Angel, this is exquisite! I can’t take my eyes off it! Congratulations on your feature. Many more to come, I’m sure, for this wonderful work. ♥

  • Dot, you are so generous with your wonderful comments. Thank you so much x

    – Angela Burman

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thank you very much Sylvia

    – Angela Burman

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonalmost 4 years ago

    Just stunning Angela!! And congratulations on the feature!

  • Thank you very much for your kind comments Maree

    – Angela Burman

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyalmost 4 years ago

    just gorgeous Angela xx

  • Thank you so much Elaine x

    – Angela Burman

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsalmost 4 years ago

    I grew beyond excited ! very very fitting , Exquisite Art ! and wow congratulations on your feature … an instant Fav .

  • Wow Paul, thank you for this wonderful response to my painting. Means a lot dear friend :)

    – Angela Burman

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