Sunday, February 3, 2013

(Superbowl) Sunday

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This painting is a re-do of an old painting at Sauvie Island. (I added warmer darker shadows.)

In honor of the Superbowl (not really) I decided to clean out my wallet. 

No sooner had I dumped it all out ...when Mister Mufasa decided to come lay down right on top of it.

Once I moved the cat and straightened out my wallet I went to Hood River to visit the Columbia Art Gallery. There is a really pretty show there this month..."The Blues" (predominately blue art).

It was fun checking out all the different ways the artists interpreted "Blues"

...and this is Mt. Adams...(taken in the Egg Harbor/Hood River parking lot). How's that for blue! Later I watched the Superbowl when it really counted, at the end of the day. Did your team win?

(Top Photo) Painting: Celeste Bergin, Sauvie Island, oil on 8x10 canvas panel

20 comments:

Page Railsback said...

Love it all..esp your cat..

Julie Ford Oliver said...

One word fits your landscape - GORGEOUS!
I enjoyed reading the rest too. I laughed at Mr Mufasa - ruler of the roost maybe? Neat!

Lisa Graham Art said...

Celeste, can I borrow your talent for a minute? Your redo painting is beautiful...the peak of turquoise in the sky mixed with the other rich colors is incredible.

My cat does things like that too. :)

Casey Klahn said...

Beautiful post.

Polly Birchall said...

I do love your oils, I must have another go!

Diana Moses Botkin said...

What a fun post, Celeste. Nice re-do on the painting, too.

CrimsonLeaves said...

At least Mufasa left you the money. My cats do this same type of thing. Not a huge football fan but since my team (Bears) weren't playing, I'm glad the Ravens won. Love the landscape redo but I'm sure I loved it just as more before you reworked it too. (I know how I am with your art!) Funny to see Mt. Hood all covered in snow and the closer mountains not so much. Goes to show perspective and how far in the distance and how high that mountain really is!

art by Michael Perchard said...

Great landscape!
Great cat!
Glad you got a chance to clean out your wallet!
Love the "Blue Mountain!"
Take care Celeste!
Michael


Sadami said...

Hi, Celeste,
Lovely painting. I also love the scatterd green from your wallet... (Do ye kne our $ is plastic!) Please pass my best wishes to Mr Mufasa.
Cheers, wink, wink, Sadami

Libby Fife said...

Gorgeous photo!

No joy in our house yesterday for the Superbowl. So close...

Sally Chupick said...

Hi Celeste, i've just discovered your art blog, and have just spent an enjoyable time looking at your wonderful art. I have just added yours to my blogroll, so i can come back again...lovely work!

Linda Popple said...

love your re-do! Mister Mufasa looks so comfortable!

L.W.Roth, said...

It's so lovely when suddenly we know what a painting needs and it comes together with the addition and moves into the outstanding category. That's this landscape of yours.

The photo of Mt. Adams is spectacular. Art on it's own.

My dog used to lay himself down in the middle of a wet canvas when he thought it was time for me to quit and feed him; pushy animal.You obviously were too engrossed in cleaning out your wallet and weren't paying Mufasa enough attention. Bad pet owner. Shame on you. :-))

dorothy lorenze said...

What a gorgeous landscape! Love the rich colors. Beautiful!

Dan Kent said...

I love the colors in your re-do. It is a beautiful painting. I am also blown away by the Mt. Adams photo. What a painting that would make! Mufasa has this challenging expression on hood face. "So?" he's asking. His team must not have won.

Dan Kent said...

Not hood face, his face. Man Skype is a pain.

Rosemary said...

Your redo is over the top gorgeous! Love the colors and your sky holes!! Great post - sweet kitty - I've never had a cat - but - someday? Thoroughly enjoyed the Super Bowl - didn't matter who won - was a great game. Would really enjoy seeing the Blues Show - thanks for sharing

Chris said...

I would love to see that show and YES, my team definitely won!

Sheryl Anthony said...

One of your best!

hmuxo said...

I love the colors in your re-do painting, Celeste....wonderful painting!!