Close-up of angel in Celestial... by Mary Anne Strachota

Close-up of angel in Celestial Intermediary

I have a separate photo in my gallery of the sky. I was so happy with the sky but I think the high contrast between it and the angel don't allow the camera to pick them up. I hope you will take a peek :D
oh my this has taken my breath away - your work is amazing - truly touches the heart. I adore how you have paitning the stars in blue and white/silver - very beautiful -
over 6 years ago
Such a generous comment Jules, thank you so much! I appreciate you taking the time to look I'm my gallery too :)
over 6 years
Hi, I'm the administrator for the group (deleted), and I'd love you to add this picture to the group.
[accept 2660] Beautiful! Take care-Sharon
over 5 years
magnifique. love all the colors,yowsa!!!!
over 5 years
Thank you Enrique!
over 5 years
Beautiful, Mary Ann, very ethereal, lovely pastel shades. Netta
over 5 years
Thank you Netta :)
over 5 years
Mary Anne this is a BEAUTIFUL painting! I want this angel watching over me!! I LOVE the delicate colours on the wings and the lovely stars as halo. Absolutely gorgeous!
over 4 years
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I have always been fascinated with color and the effect colors have on each other as well as how color could make me feel. I am a huge fan of Gustav Klimt and find myself especially drawn to his pairing of two and three-dimensional elements.

As early as I can remember, art was my thing. After the loss of a child, I lost my desire to sketch or paint. I avoided quiet...
I find that at the moment I seem to be painting a lot of different subjects, anybody else have this problem ? if it is a problem !!. LOL.
John, we usually paint what appeals to us, and it doesn't hurt to paint different subjects. Now if you were going to try and get a gallery to show your work,... view answer
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