Tradition of the Madonna- on T Tuesday



My Black Madonna, watercolor- 2009,
above.




Black Madonna of Częstochowa

from Wikipedia, my model.




Virgin of Guadalupe,
Art journal page, watercolor & acrylic.




Mother of God in the Garden of Paradise, 
Sharpie marker in my art journal.



Art journal page from 9/4/13-Collage & watercolor...
"Painting is just another way of
keeping a diary."  -  Picasso




If only the calm serenity of the Madonna's
aspect could be transferred to us
during the hectic holiday season!
Enjoy your tea, or coffee today...



Linking to Elizabeth's T Tuesday party.
Whatever your December activities,
I hope you will shine bright and steady
and enjoy your days!

  ♦ ♦ ♦


14 comments:

  1. I had NO idea you had so many Madonnas. And even though they are all similar, they are all equally different and unique.

    I saw an exhibit on Caterina's blog about replicas/series that Van Gogh made. Looks like you are doing your own series with these Madonnas.

    Thanks for sharing T today, dear friend.

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  2. WOW, these are beautiful!! I can't pick a favorite, love them all. Happy T Day to you!

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  3. Such lovely Madonna's. I enjoyed looking at each and every one of them.

    Darla

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  4. Even MORE Madonnas. It seems you have been working this series for several years. I'm always delighted to see you date your art, something I don't often do. I've even been known to not add my name to pieces I've sent to others!

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  5. What a great collection of Marian art. I think my favorite is the one based on the icon...I find the rules and methods of iconography intriguing.

    Your panda mug is super cute. Happy T Day!

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  6. Your Madonna's are each so gorgeous and lovely!
    I feel calmer and more serene just looking at them...
    Happy T day to you!
    oxo

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  7. Well, those Madonnas are beautiful! Loved seeing all of these!

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  8. Hello again,
    saw your comment on my blog. I do live in Ohio, on the east side, in Madison. Where do you live? Yes, it is cold isn't it. The sun is out a little today thank goodness, haven't seen it in over a week and missed it.
    I thought the OSU was pretty cool, too bad they didn't win the big game. The Grinch snowman was pretty awesome and should have won I think.
    Thanks for your visit.

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  9. Really beautiful Madonnas! Happy T day to you too.

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  10. Your journal of Madonnas is just fascinating, like Dawn I can't pick a favorite either.
    I always like what Picasso had to say about art.
    Happy T-day

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  11. Lovely drawings...I esp love the last one.
    Happy Tuesday!

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  12. I love your Madonna art--especially how you allow each one to inspire your creativity. They are very peaceful images to look at. Happy T Day!

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  13. They are all beautifully done!
    Very late happy T-Day! :)

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