Whether photographed or drawn, or both things at once, in any possible colour, true beauty always shines, doesn’t it? – – No unauthorised copying or redistribution. All Rights Reserved.
An old photograph from June 1994 has served me as a direct inspiration to make several digital editions, drawings and paintings. This one below is a mix of all three ways. Revisiting both the original pic and my own recreations I am very aware I witnessed some special charm and true beauty. The parasol, the […]
Earthly & Unearthly Wintershine – In loving memory ©LiF The header image is an ‘icier’ and more outlandish variation of the same shot – Somewhat less detailed due to my edition, but very pretty as well (even angelic, or so I appreciate) – Lixie F 🦄 No unauthorised copying or redistribution. All Rights Reserved.
Morning Starshine – In loving memory ©LiF The natural colours were, of course, others – This is the original picture: – – No unauthorised copying or redistribution. All Rights Reserved.
– ©LiF – No unauthorised copying or redistribution. All Rights Reserved.
Yesterday I realized that this blog was started by my late sister in November 2015 (two years, and a bit more than a week, ago). I missed the congratulation badge sent here from WordPress: To celebrate it, I will rely on coincidence (a post on Peter Greenaway by an Irish acquaintance of mine), on… Continue reading Post in Celebration: Some strayed “Music for Ariel” – From great joy to greater sorrow
[Post originaly published on INVISIBLE FORMS, with minor changes and without a final illustration added now] – “Swept away”, by Inslee Fariss (2017) [look below], makes me think a lot of my sister, who was also daring and silly enough to wear a short raincoat like this, with bare legs to the top like this, under the heaviest storm. No matter… Continue reading ‘Swept Away’ and other recent Illustrations by Inslee Fariss
–This is a very fragmentary draft left by Ariel, and I do not feel capable to complete it beyond the few notes I have added to this moment –mostly to make it understandable and more or less presentable–. The subject and the fictional characters Ariel chose are so deeply hers that any tentative I could… Continue reading Some of my Heroines… and a Little Hero
I recently posted a fragment of this oil painting by Alyssa Monks –Morning after II– on my personal blog (here. I’m also using it now as a header pic for my “posts page”, with a touch of green and violet added), but I am sure Ari would have posted it differently; better than me; like… Continue reading A Painting with Soul: ‘Morning After II’ by Alyssa Monks
… It always was and still is. And you always paid lavishly! So, I am completely sure you have got now all you lacked here. Including “him”. [In memoriam Ari Fontrodona ] – – – – [The images come from Charlie Chaplin Picture Database – these ones were scaned by Cineteca di Bologna as part… Continue reading The Price is Love