Pots and flowers


"Painting is just another way of keeping a diary."
Pablo Picasso

Well, if one paints daily ... which is something i would like to do.  I strive to get a rythm in my creative work and make a fixed date for it and keep it, but so far, i'm not really good at it because job offers so many demands and distractions. This is a small canvas i was working on in a gentle kind of mood, a little study of something nice and simple. 
Love for a happy weekend!
Painting and photo: Martina Voigt-Schmid

22 comments:

  1. Aww..it's precious! I do love the colours of the watering cans..so pretty! And perfect for this time of year!! I hope you will get to paint more often, but I know every day life can drag one away to other things..you have a beautiful talent & I do enjoy seeing your work very much!! I hope you have a fantastic and happy weekend!! xx

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  2. Ah, painting daily; I see you excel at that. The colours of the watering cans; so painterly and sublime. You capture life so beautifully. Have a fabulous weekend;-)
    xx

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  3. Another gorgeous piece, my friend. You are so incredibly talented. I'd love to see life through your eyes :)

    Have a wonderful weekend! xoxo

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  4. I LOVE this painting. The colours and shapes are lovely! Your blog is beautiful. I've signed up to follow you.

    Sarahx

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  5. This is wonderful my dear! I loev the colors of the containers! I just painted two small canvases last night, I got on a roll and couldn't stop. I would have stayed up all night! Happy wknd! xo

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  6. Dearest, I LOVE IT. Sometimes I FORGET, and we all do this, that SIMPLE and direct is often times what WE NEED. The human heart knows this and ANAIS NIN I believe knew this well. Isn't she fabulous? I just discovered her.....Oh, I feel like I am young again, making so many discoveries!!!!

    LOVELY WORLD YOU HAVE HERE DEAREST ONE! Big hugs to you Martina, Anita

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  7. Feeling a bit blue today but when I visit you I immediately brighten up! And love the Picasso quote. So very true :)

    Love back at you for a supergroovycool weekend, dahling!!

    xo
    Gwynnie

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  8. Martina,

    I don't know where you find the time to do all of the creative things that you do! I bet you can paint something in no time though...Just beautiful!

    Have a relaxing weekend!
    Heidi

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  10. what colorful interiors! Perfect for this rain!

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  11. Hi Martina! It's you biggest fan here ;) Those colors are perfect! I am such a blues, pinks, & whites girl! Love it! & the shape of those pitchers...perfect! Your skills never cease to amaze me!!!

    Thanks for your sweetness about Annie's party too! You are always so encouraging!

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  12. fabulous painting, martina!! your color palette is lovely, and you've captured the mood beautifully! i don't always get to work in my journal every day either, but we can always try, right?!! xoxox

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  13. Wonderful colors to brighten up my sunday evening! Everything about your post is so refreshing, the quote, the words and need I even say anything about those pretty lil cans.. You are incredibly talented, Martina! Love to you too :-)

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  14. Lovely colors and subject.... you have captured the beauty!

    ~ Violet

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  15. Dear Martina,

    I love your wonderful painting, such beautiful colours. The quote from Picasso is such a great one.
    Hope that you are having a lovely weekend

    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  16. I really like the use of a repeated image that you've used.

    Darla

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  17. How funny, I was just at the Picaso art museum in San Francisco 2 days ago and this is the quote that I love the best, it was written on the wall of the museum!

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  18. I ADORE your beautiful painting! One of my favorite ones I have seen of yours...:) Lovely job! It is hard to squeeze painting (or art) in everyday when life is so busy. Even though I wish there were enough hours in the day to do that!!

    Happy day to you!!

    xoxo...Gloria

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  19. This is such a lovely painting! I would love to paint every day too. I try, but it can be hard to feel creative all the time too!

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  21. I LOVE this!!!!
    So pretty...I think all of us would like a copy!

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  22. Just beautiful Martina! I hope that you are able to paint more than not, I agree with Anita, we need to do some things for us and take time for the pleasures that we love.
    xoxo

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