the undertaking by melodious

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“the true meaning of life,
is to plant trees
under whose shade you do not expect to sit….”

Nelson Henderson

Here Goes you are inspiring!

undertaking: adventure, attempt, calling, charge, commitment, covenant, effort, endeavor, enterprise, ethos, experiment, guarantee, project, pledge, promise, proposition, pursuit, struggle, task, venture, vow….

Mixed media on canvas
(mostly Acrylic, some impasto gel, gouache, stuff lying around, modeling clay and crackle medium)
92cm X 61cm
June 2008

Original Painting SOLD


  • InnerNortherns
    InnerNorthernsover 6 years ago

    very interesting work of art
    the shadowing is very organic looking

  • Thank you so much… I agree about the organic… like the bench is part of the trees shadow, the offering that the tree gives…

    – melodious

  • NordicBlackbird
    NordicBlackbirdover 6 years ago

    Beauty!!! :)))


  • Hey, Thanks heaps Nat!!

    – melodious

  • Headcrime
    Headcrimeover 6 years ago

    Great work!

  • Thank you so much!

    – melodious

  • dani05
    dani05over 6 years ago

    Love it, well done.

  • I’m so thankful that you love it, i really love it too… it was inspired!

    – melodious

  • Steven Guy
    Steven Guyover 6 years ago

    Wonderfully thought provoking. We should shelter the trees with respect !

  • Thank you Steven!

    – melodious

  • KellieBee
    KellieBeeover 6 years ago

    beautiful texture
    and negitive space
    kind of lonely…

  • Thank you so much… it certainly has a depth to it…

    – melodious

  • caroler
    carolerover 6 years ago

    Lovely work in an interesting concept.

  • Thank you, I was so inspired and this just happened!

    – melodious

  • mhkantor
    mhkantorover 6 years ago

    interesting mix, works really well here. great image.

  • Thank you! I really appreciate your comment!

    – melodious

  • Mechellerene
    Mechellereneover 6 years ago

    Sooooo glad I clicked over today. Just what I needed to see and hear this morning. I’m serious…

  • Oh Mechelle, I’m so glad you ‘got it’! Thank you!

    – melodious

  • AnaCBStudio
    AnaCBStudioover 6 years ago

    I like it…beautiful textures and composition

  • Thank you so much!

    – melodious

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