Three Motivations

It has been an eventful year and I am looking forward to continuing the upward trend with the New Year. In the last few months, three of the new pieces I created are being enjoyed by art collectors. What is interesting about each of the paintings is that they came from different motivations.

Motivation: Organic

A twelve by twelve inch painting entitled MY HAPPY PLACE, has found wall space in a home in Ocean Park, B.C. I painted it in the early summer on a day where I was feeling particularly centered and peaceful.

Motivation: Themed

One of my recent high contrast black and white works of art, is now with a collector  residing in Summerland, B.C. SIMPLY PUT as it called came about as a challenge to create art for a themed exhibition. I am happy it was successful. Initially I was not certain the dark colour would appeal to me.

SIMPLY PUT Original Acrylic 24 x 30 inches by Doris Anderson (c) 2018 Copyrighted All rights reserved

Motivation: Commissioned

My challenge was the commissioned 36 x 30 for an art collector and art lover with specific wishes and requests to match her vision. I am very pleased CHERYL’S SONG was welcomed with open arms into the South Surrey home. Not only did I pour my heart into this painting as I do with all “my children”, I gathered a bit of Cheryl’s soul into it as well through my meditation process.

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“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” – Goethe

2 thoughts on “Three Motivations

  1. Congratulations Doris on your continued success and growth as an abstract artist. Your paintings are unique and display the emotion and energy…both physical and spiritual… that you put into each piece. Wishing you continued success in 2019.
    love, Betty

  2. Betty, thank you so much. Your comments mean a lot to me. I love seeing your art as well and congratulate you on your achievements and awards. The best to you in 2019!
    Much love, Doris

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