Saturday, September 11, 2010

The white dove of peace

The theme this week at Inspiration Avenue is simplicity.
While I am quite good at complicated.....
(see me last week standing in the sun flapping my arms, jumping up and trying to fly.)

I  actually love simple best.

 Thus a simple dove sitting in peace.

17 comments:

  1. So peaceful indeed - I love how your wove your signature into the branch, very clever. I enjoyed this challenge - stripping everything back and am loving all these wonderful entries.

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  2. It's beautiful, Gemma....I also love how you incorporated your signature into the branch. :)

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  3. So beautiful... The Dove represents the soul... This one transmits serenity, peacefulness and self-confidence!!! :)

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  4. Beautiful - simplicity of line and of soul :)

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  5. Wow! This is stunning! I can practically hear the cooing of this dove. You are so talented!!

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  6. I can't draw even the simplest line, so this drawing is really gorgeous. I am so in awe of your skills, and the fact you think this bird is simple, says a lot for your drawing ability. What a wonderful entry!

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  7. Gorgeous bird Gemma! Your shading is fabulous!

    I too really like how your signature is part of the branch. So simple yet so effective!

    Beautiful!

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  8. Love the beautiful little dove. Love Hus and Blessings

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  9. So gorgeous Gemma...there is such a strong presence to this piece and a sense of peaceful spirit..Love it!!
    Beautiful!
    Victoria~

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  10. Simplicity is Peaceful, isn't it? Your picture captures it very well...very creative with your signature ~*

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  11. Beautiful dove. Simplicity and Peace go hand in hand with me so this really speaks to me.. Love how the background seems to show the motion and the dove is still and peaceful.Lovely!

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  12. I love this one so much! Makes me feel calm and at peace just looking at it. Your work is really inspiring! Have a lovely merry happy week and love ot you!

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  13. THE DOVE IS incredible.humble. thoughtful.EXQUISITE!

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  14. Hi Gemma. I love it. It is simple and pure and your signature as part of the branch is very very clever. If only I could be so clever. :)) Have a great week.

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  15. It is said that "less is more" and this drawing personifies that statement. It's simply beautiful, and speaks multitudes of thoughts and feelings. I love it!

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  16. you expressed so much with so few lines. Wonderful!

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  17. I echo everyone here. Your dove is very beautiful and his bowed head evokes feelings of tranquility. Wonderful, Gemma.

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