La Reverie du Cheval Rose or Dream Quest of the Pink Horse.
Painting - Pastel
23" x 18" Original Pastel Painting on Pastelmat paper
From Subconscious Painting Series "Dream Quest of the Pink Horse", (Reveries du Cheval Rose) is the first one. I am fascinated by the fact that dreams are always very realistic in all aspects, form, color, everything like you see everyday in your life, your mind sees a frog or a horse or a jellyfish just as it is in nature but as soon as you wake up, if you need to paint one of those images, where is it? What did it look like? Why was it so clear a minute ago while you were sleeping and now it is gone! As my night dreams are so numerous and vivid I often remember just about everything and I am exploring with pastel painting the art of RECALLING those images directly form the source of the dream. I want to remember and be there and see and draw what my mind's eye can remember, bit by bit with patience from the dream world. By morning - I wish I could paint in my sleep! - I would have a thousand paintings if painting was done as fast as thoughts travel.
September 12th, 2011
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