Sunday, December 27, 2009

Commissioned Work


Soft is the Heart of a Child (IV)
Elizabeth Love
December 2009
Mixed media on canvas
305x305x35mm

What an honour to be asked to paint a work to mark an event in someone's life!

References to:

Soft is the Heart of a Child poem by Lady Pamela Wyndham Glenconner
Bitter are the tears of a child:
Sweeten them.
Deep are the thoughts of a child:
Quiet them.
Sharp is the grief of a child:
Take it from him.
Soft is the heart of a child:
Do nothing to harden it.

Children painting
Movement, energy, spontaneity
Doorways, pathways
Life purpose, plan
Simple recipe – French toast
Mount Aoraki/Cook

4 comments:

Sue said...
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Marie Doucedame said...

I like the touch and the mood's style of this work.
Bonne année 2010 depuis Aix-en-Provence,
Marie.

Casey Klahn said...

Very inspiring series and posts @ collaborations with children.

Elizabeth Love said...

Hi Marie. Thanks for taking a look. Happy New Year from New Zealand.

Hi there Casey. Hope you & your family are doing well. I must check out what you have been working on.