Wilfred Funk,poet,lexicographer and president of Funk & Wagnalls,once listed what he considered the ten most beautiful word in the English language- “beautifully in meaning and in the musical arrangement of their letters.”
His list: dawn, hush, lullaby, murmuring, tranquil, Mist, luminous, chimes, golden and melody.
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The close observer of nature notes her signs with keen awareness. He watches the sky and landscape detecting changes almost before they occur. If there is a phenomenon he is first to behold it for his senses are tuned to the sights and sounds of the universe.
Title:The Mountains are Calling -As an outdoors woman, the thought process with this one was to leave hectic living at the front door and explore the great outdoors. I used thick organic shapes and flowing movement with the frosting of ice and snow to express the sights and sounds of the wilderness. The subtle earthy contrast hinting at the first dim lights of dawn and intimate size appeal on a gut level if you enjoy the meditative atmosphere of nature as I do.
Medium: Oil on gallery wrapped canvas – sides are painted black. It can be hung as is or framed. I have several of this size on display on my book shelves. Find it here