July 12: To You

Love the Forest Digital Art

This artwork is digitally drawn and painted in Photoshop. This piece was submitted for the Green Canvas contest in light of preserving our forest. I was referring to this artwork when I talk about it at the PPF interview.

This is to God.

And this is also to You.

To you who supported my art endeavors from the day that I was reminded of this dream.
Who gives valuable criticism and ideas on how I can improve further.
Who praises my work and share it with others.
Who challenges me to do things differently.
Who encourages me to step up for Harmony Thoughts.
Who listens patiently to my whines and my lack of spirit at times.
Who believes in what I can do.
Who constantly asks me how I am progressing with my art.
Who reminds me to use my time wisely.

I thank God always for You.

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  1. Oh!! I am into hearts this month! beautiful painting!

  2. Amazing what computers and software can do…how you do that? ;-)

  3. Tracey Fletcher King July 13, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    Wow this is awesome… love the way you have melded the images together… wonderful work and the words complement it beautifully…xx

  4. Thanks so much Tracey for your kind words!

  5. Thank you Lynn! I draw it directly using the brush feature in Photoshop. Then I painted it there too. Technology is amazing. :)

  6. Thanks so much! I love hearts! :)

  7. This is absolutely wonderful ~ magical and creative ~ wonderful post ~~ thanks ^_^ (A Creative Harbor)

  8. Wow what a powerful statement you are making with this piece. It’s really beautiful.

  9. So gorgeous, Elisa. I love the way the hands form a heart. Your work is always inspiring.
    Faye (not back into painting yet)

  10. Striking composition. I love the tiny details, especially the eggs in the nest.

  11. what a great piece! Love the everlasting symbolism and the human nature synthesis. Hope you win :D

  12. Beautiful!! The way you did the trees with the layers so the branches are covered by the leaves with touches of color is such a magnificent way to support your focal image!

  13. Sasifricious (Molly) July 14, 2012 at 6:54 am

    this has a lovely, peaceful feeling. thanks for sharing!

  14. Beautiful, just wonderful. Your words go very well with the image.

  15. Thank you so much Gloria!

  16. Thank you Molly! I think so too! :)

  17. Thanks so much Carolyn! I appreciate it!

  18. Thank you Alicia! I appreciate your words! I did not win though but it’s okay. :)

  19. I love the nest too. Thanks a lot Debbie!

  20. Thank you very much Faye! Your words are awesome. Hope you get back to painting soon!

  21. Thanks a lot Carla!

  22. Thanks so much Carol! :)

  23. Wow impressive! Love how the entwine each other! Powerful painting!

    Hugs Giggles

  24. It is very true the people that surrounds us is an important part of the art that developer and as desarollamos.
    Thanks to you for your creativity. Saludos

  25. Thanks so much Mari!

  26. Thank you very much Giggles!

  27. Mary C. Nasser July 16, 2012 at 3:11 am

    So beautiful, Elisa!
    Love how the sprout is growing within the hands and heart!

    Happy PPF!!

  28. Thank you Mary! I appreciate it!

  29. Kate @ {K}Mericks July 16, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    This piece captivates me. The colors, the composition, the texture, the meaning… I love it.
    xo Kate

    P.S. I have a giveaway and I’d love for you or anyone else to join. This is my first give-away, if you have any tips how to make this better I’d appreciate it!

  30. Thank you very much Kate for dropping by and your beautiful comment. I have checked the giveaway and I’ll be joining. Congrats on hosting one! My tip for you will be to try the Rafflecopter which is a cool giveaway hosting tool and it’s free. Check it here: http://www.rafflecopter.com/
    Through their tool you can think of many options or task for the readers to do so that they can be qualified for your giveaway. I think yours is great but a lot of other options will be cool too. Have a great day!

  31. Your wonderful words and the meaning of the image warms my heart. I too feel the wonder of everyone’s praise and am awed by their willingness to visit every week and pay tribute to what I do. You have summed everything up with this painting and your words. Blessings, Janet, PPF

  32. Thank you so much Janet! Your words are uplifting to me too! God bless!

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