Friday, December 30, 2011

Be Protected of the Gods

We're nearing the end of one period of time and just about to enter a new period. I've been thinking of beginnings and how a different or 'new' attitude to a same thing, a thing known, can transform it into a new thing, a thing unknown. Like a new period of time, or a new life in fact.

This post inspired me very much this day and so I found myself digging out an egg I'd made years ago from papier mache (I made the mold from plaster of paris from a hand sculpted egg shape) and painted with a coating of gesso and then splattered with a toothbrush with acrylics in lilac, pale and dark brown and a whisper of grey. I'd applied lettering in a phrase in french which I've long forgotten the meaning of and so when I went to google for translation it gave me this: "Be protected of the Gods." So I'm going with that.


May all of you have a pretty fantastic New Years' celebration however you do it. Be safe. Be loved. See you in the new year!

5 comments:

  1. Great post!
    really makes you think.
    Hope you have a wonderful New Year:)

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  2. I like that too Norma. And your egg and your creative spirit most of all. Hugs and Happy New Year. xox Corrine

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  3. Happy New Year to you!!!
    May it bring you joy,love,peace AND EVERYTHING THAT BRINGS YOU HAPPINESS!

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  4. CHEERS to you... welcome in 2012! :]
    *hugs*

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  5. Lovley sentiment and that little egg was waiting all this time for you to do that!!!
    Happy New Year
    Keep smiling and creating

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Your comments make my day! Thanks for dropping by and we'll see you soon, I hope, *smiles* Norma

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