Blue, A Watercolor

“Perhaps only people who are capable of real togetherness have that look of being alone in the universe. The others have a certain stickiness, they stick to the mass.”
― D.H. Lawrence

Blue, a Self Portrait – Jennifer Allison, watercolor
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23 thoughts on “Blue, A Watercolor

  1. Jeni Johnson September 29, 2012 / 12:49 pm

    I’m alone and your watercolor is a beautiful representation. 🙂

  2. Wendell A. Brown September 29, 2012 / 4:38 pm

    My favorite color is blue, it just so soothing…wonderful image Jen, you are surely very gifted! Have a wonderful weekend!

    • onestreetshy September 30, 2012 / 1:37 am

      Thank you Wendell. Blue is my favorite color as well. Have a great weekend yourself!

  3. gotasté September 29, 2012 / 9:18 pm

    Totally agree with D.H. Lawrence. I saw you in your picture.

    • onestreetshy September 30, 2012 / 1:38 am

      I do to, very much. And thank you..

    • onestreetshy September 30, 2012 / 5:29 am

      Antonio….I am utterly speechless…..it’s is beautiful…..and I am honored…..

  4. Vincent Mars September 30, 2012 / 5:19 am

    There’s Caspar Friedrich’s Wanderer Above the Mist hung on your wall. Do you really have a copy of it there or just added it in the watercolor for effect? 😉

    Oliver Colors has recently got hold of a bit of ultramarine pigment, ground from lapis lazuli. He should make you envious…

    • onestreetshy September 30, 2012 / 5:31 am

      I knew a room which held the painting…..so I painted the room and how could anyone forget the painting? It is beautiful. I will have to check out this “ultramarine” pigment…hmmmmmmmm……

  5. Ed Lynch September 30, 2012 / 9:18 pm

    “And that is how I have cherished you–deep inside the mirror, where you put yourself, far away from all the world.” Am I wrong to see a mirrored self-reference in the Friedrich work previously mentioned?

    • onestreetshy October 1, 2012 / 12:51 am

      “We transform these Things; they aren’t real, they are only the reflections upon the polished surface of our being”

    • onestreetshy October 1, 2012 / 2:00 am

      by the way….Rilke wrote that exactly 63 years from the day I was born. Interesting

  6. Ed Lynch October 1, 2012 / 5:25 am

    I did think of Paula Modersohn-Becker. 🙂

  7. gabrielablandy October 1, 2012 / 6:42 am

    This is lovely. For me, there is something about the hair – giving some sort of protection, but also a great display of energy. (It’s lovely to know the background story of how you got hold of the paper as well!)

    • onestreetshy October 1, 2012 / 3:32 pm

      Thanks Gabriela. I guess there is this protection of sorts…..

  8. bounce51 October 1, 2012 / 10:20 am

    Searching for a time to exist , I found now , it is beautiful !

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