Friday, November 17, 2017

Postcard Series - Landscapes and poems

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When we travel we often look for postcards not only as keepsakes but also to send it to our family and friends. When I saw the blank Winsor and Newton postcards I wanted to have them but hadn't thought of what I would want to paint on them. In fact it was in hibernation for quite a while! Finally one fine day in August I took them out and decided to make some miniature landscapes on them. But as I was engaged in some exhibition works at the time I just made two and now after Inktober I started to continue with this series. I have used only Derwent Inktense Blocks as this is purely experimental for me in terms of colours as well as the theme of landscapes (except two the rest are landscapes).

So here's more from my postcard series with my micro-poems...The first picture is from a photo I saw when browsing through landscape photos, don't know whose picture it is. The second one is from a photo of Ed Shots whom I follow in Instagram and yes, I have tagged him there. He has some Awesome shots some of which have the feel of being quite lyrical! The last picture is from a photo my daughter clicked while we were walking around in Fort Kochi. It's en route to Pepper House when you get down the ferry.

If you would like to see my earlier postcards, click here.

 It is a 'game' of love
Every heart is a tomb
In the name of love!

The blue night
The scintillating
Flowers whispered
Saccharine secrets!

Reminiscing the salad days
Now bathing in the Sun
Longing for the lost waters!

Linking it to Eva and Kristin's Paint Party Friday.


Ċ olanje na domu-Waldorf said...

Wonderful nature art. Especially love the flowers. :)

Latane Barton said...

How very nice those are.

Linda Kunsman said...

these are such beautiful pieces and poems. Love them all. Happy PPF!

Susan said...

These are wonderful! I think I like the last one and the poem best. Happy PPF

Clare Lloyd said...

Such lovely postcards

DVArtist said...

Love these. My favorite is the last one with the boat. Very nicely done.

Anonymous said...

Love your poems and the sketches! They speak to me. :)

Rajeev Moothedath said...

Lovely pics with suitable lines for each of them!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful postcards! The one with the yellow flowers is my favourite.

JKW said...

I love how they turn out. Blessings, Janet

Jyotirmoy Sarkar said...

Beautiful drawings.

Arti said...

So beautiful, poetic, and inspiring Deepa, each piece with a character of its own. Love the last one especially for its dreamy feel, the one clicked by your daughter, that is my favorite.

D.Nambiar said...

Beautiful work. <3
You are so talented, Deepa. :)

Have a very artistic week ahead. :)

Rajesh said...

Beautifully painted.

Renu Vyas said...

Such beautiful drawings and equally beautiful words to go with them..I loved them all Deepa !! :)

Giggles said...

Such awesome work! Terrific cards!

Peace Giggles