Wednesday, March 30, 2011

look, how the floor of heaven is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold.

"the color of choosing"
acrylic on masonite, 20x24"
This is the piece that was inspired by 'the dance of the goldfish' in Fantasia! I had so much fun watching the movement of goldfish and drawing them out on her dress. As opposed to doing a pattern, I made each goldfish different.
Above is a picture of the piece framed, and you can see a couple others framed on the couch, as well.
This piece was too big to scan and had to be photographed. Many thanks to my good friend Sarah Gay for helping me out. :)
xoxo
Amanda

9 comments:

diane said...

i am astounded!

it is absolutely gorgeous.

you keep taking my breath away with each new beauty.

amazing work, friend!

wow.

xoxo

Amanda Laurel Atkins said...

awww, thank you, Diane!!!

Amanda said...

Gorgeous! It's amazing how you can take the goldfish dance and come up with such a wonderful piece of art.

Best Wishes,
Amanda

Leanne said...

Thank you Amanda for leaving a comment on my blog. Emma loves her portrait and has even taken it to school to show all her friends. You are an incredibly talented artist. We love your creations.
Emma is in the process of writing her thank you's so keep an eye out for one soon.
Love Leanne and Emma.

Amanda Laurel Atkins said...

Oh, Leanne, that's so sweet. Thank you so much :)

Ivy Black said...

Absolutely lovely, Amada, You really are an amazing talent. I love seeing your work.
xxx

Fritzi Marie said...

Dearest Amanda,

They all look so beautiful. I love the little fishies. The just melt my little heart. If only you would be a textile designer/dress maker. Then we could all sport your pretty dresses. YOU are amazing.

love love,
Kitty

lindsey said...

i want her goldfish dress - amazing!

xo

Amanda Laurel Atkins said...

Thank you so much, everyone!! Kat, I hope to someday be a textile designer/creator of dresses. <3