Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Through The Eye Of The Mind

"The worst enemy to creativity is self doubt"
                                                  Sylvia Plath

I have always admired the creativity in people.  How someone can transform something so simplistic into something extraordinary.  How out of one's imagination, one can create a the unimaginable, and how an artist can capture an image or create a painting purely out of imagination.  Here are just a few of some of my favorite photographs and paintings from some truly gifted Etsian artists.  I hope you enjoy the browse.


I believe the most beautiful thing about a vintage camera is the very thought of the many memories that were photographed and the hands that possessed it.

Here is a beautiful image of a vintage Kodak Brownie by

who owns and operates

"My passion is to create images, whether moving or still, for others to enjoy. The love I have for photography and travel I hope to bring to others through my images."

                                Carrie Scott

This India Ink Shadow Studies piece is an excellent example of what I mentioned in that how ones imagination and creativity can transform a blank sheet of  Bristol Paper.  It lends to me an image of "Three Sisters."

This beautiful drawing comes to your from


on Etsy.

"You name it, I probably learned to make it over the years. Jewelry, Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, Textiles, Illustration, my latest addition Millinery (hat making)."


"It's surely summer, for there's the swallow.  Come one swallow, his mate will follow.  The bird race quicken and wheel and thicken."

                   Christina G. Rossetti

This beautiful acrylic painting of a

perched upon a limb appears as real as ones imagination can lend and is the wonderful creative works of


In the following image, I love the subject subtle hues and highlights.
"I am surrounded by waterfalls, dramatic cliffs, mountains, running deer, otters and eagles. Who could help but be an artist with so much inspiration around!"

Lynne Douglas

This photograph of a Highland Cow invites you to imagine peering through the lens, adjusting for light, focus, then to feel the slide of the shutter.  This beautiful image and more can be found at


by photographic artist

Lynne Douglas

I'm in awe at how artist

Kate Maldonado

captured this beautiful, hauntingly surreal, and dream like image.


"Today everything exists to end in a photograph."

      Susan Sontag

Landscapes like  This
Barn Painting
captured my eye as at first glance, it appeared to look like a photograph.  This wonderful acrylic can be found by visiting artist

Brenda B.



"Artists exist to show us the world."

Beautiful these images and the people who create such wondrous and creative works of art.  I hope you'll stop by to visit and browse each artist featured and perhaps find something you just can't live without.

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