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Acrylic on canvas

This one has a slightly surreal quality to me- it looks to me as if she is either dreaming ..or sleep-walking..I like the colours in this one..a bit different for me..I had done an unusual background with strong purples and oranges months ago..not knowing what to paint in the foreground..then came back last week and all of a sudden she came to me ,this woman in a forest like setting with a small night bird.. The bush where the bird sits..is all scratch work ..where I scratched through the outer thicker paint to reveal the lighter colours below..I left this one bush like that ..as it went well with this theme of a dream of some type..
I think it worked out quite well..In fact I like this one very much …hope you do too!

size: 2ft x3ft
price:$ 1,200au

thankyou: This painting has been sold


    BLYTHARTabout 6 years ago

    I like the way the sun peeps between the trees. The colours are autumn colours, which are my favourites. The slightly sharp chin gives this lady a rather cute look. Definitely one of your best ones this Cathy.

  • Thanks so much dave..I appreciate you fine critical eye..
    and so glad you like this one!!

    – catherine walker

  • Thats a moon …hhha!!


    – catherine walker

  • GittiArt
    GittiArtabout 6 years ago

    Just love it !!!! Bravo Cathy !!!

  • Thanks so much gittiart …that is very much appreciated!!


    – catherine walker

  • louisegreen
    louisegreenabout 6 years ago

    Great painting Cathy.

  • Glad you like this one louise..thanks!!


    – catherine walker

  • coffeetea
    coffeeteaabout 6 years ago

    fantastic! again.

  • Thankyou beautiful coffetea..so glad you like this one..
    much appreciated!


    – catherine walker

  • Kim Bender
    Kim Benderabout 6 years ago

    This is very dreamy and the colors are great! Very symbolic!!!

  • Thanks so much kim ..glad you like it..yes I can’t quite work out the symbols yet ..maybe it will come to me later ..but it’s different for me..and I know there is something in this ..a message of sorts..I just haven’t figured it all out yet ..you have a good eye for things like this though ..symbolism ..yes a lot of my paintings are symbolic…of something or another..most I can work out..some I can’t.

    thanks agin


    – catherine walker

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerabout 6 years ago

    and why does she have that small pot..I paint a lot of pots because my husband is a potter ..but I just feel that this pot is for something ..I hope she isn’t trying to stuff that bird into the pot ..hhha!!!!!maybe she was poor at the time and looking for dinner ..hhee!!!

    only joking here..


  • SarahNiebank
    SarahNiebankabout 6 years ago

    I am drawn to what looks like a bed of flowers she is laying on……nice

  • Thanks so much sarah .. very much appreciated !!
    she’s in an interesting setting though It’s a bit strange..hha!!

    – catherine walker

  • helene
    heleneabout 6 years ago

    Love the colours and the dreamlike feel – wonderful

  • Helene thanks I appreciate that very much..
    I thought that maybe it was only me thinking it had a dream like quaility but seems that you and a few others can see it too..
    great!!..then I gave it the right title..hha!!


    – catherine walker

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyabout 6 years ago

    What a beautiful painting!

  • Thanks so much betty ..glad you like this one

    much appreciated!

    – catherine walker

  • handprintz
    handprintzabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful work Cathy,this looks like she is encapsulated by the forest, and is being protected by the trees surrounding her ,she looks safe and warm in her haven x

  • Thanks so much trudi ..so glad that you like it..yes It’s a bit that way ..and a good way to look at it..thanks again!


    – catherine walker

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