Friday, October 23, 2015

Salvador Dali and a little happy house

 A4/  charcoal and soft pastels ( A4 / Kohle und weiche Pastellkreiden )

Happy PPF!

my reference photo

(No 38)
49 faces

and for ART JOURNAL JOURNEY I have a spread in one of my Altered Books.
und für ART JOURNAL JOURNEY hab ich eine Doppelseite in einem meiner Altered Books.

 "A little happy house is the strongest castle in this whole universe!”  says my text.
" Ein kleines, glückliches Haus ist die stärkste Festung in diesem ganzen Universum" sagt mein Text.

Art Journal Journey
ARCHITECTURE / Architektur


  1. Fantastic work today - love your Dalì portrait, and the little crooked house is just gorgeous. Uuuuppps, falsche Sprache, Dir einen Happy PPF, Hugs, Valerie

  2. I adore your wonky happy house. It genuinely looks quite happy in a wabi-sabi sort of way.

    Dali's mustache looks good on him, and you have captured his facial expression so well. Hope you are ready for a fantastic weekend.

  3. Susi your art always amazes me with the variety and colour use... way out of what I would ever consider using :-) Love your happy houses and Dali is impressive.

  4. Hallo Susi,
    eine fantastische Arbeit, wie immer ;-)
    das Porträt ist großartig, du hast diesen Dali wirklich gut getroffen, es schmeichelt ihn ;-)
    Viele glückliche Stunden in einem glücklichen Haus.
    Lg Sadie

  5. Guten Morgen Susanne, ich schliesse mich der Sabine komplett an!
    Und wenn Du so richtig gross rauskommst in der kunstgeschichte - eigenes Museum in Berlin - .... dann werde ich stolz sein, dich als online-freundin zu kennen!
    Herzlich P.

  6. Oh, Meister Dali hat Dich inspiriert, liebe Susi! Er ist schick geworden, der Bart. Und der Meister :)
    Auch das kleine Haus mit seinen Nähten und den Planeten. Eine wunderschöne Idee, auch die Worte dazu.

    Liebe Grüße zu Dir - und Knuddel
    Deine Erika

  7. Super der Meistro mit sienen wilden Gesichtsausdruck!
    Das glückliche Haus find ich so schön und so solls sein für jeden!
    Klasse Bilder!
    Lieben Gruss Elke

  8. Stunning Dali, love the journal spread.
    Happy weekend ♥

  9. Fantastic Dali you have made Susi.Love it.

    Terrific house page and such a wonderful thought with very true words.

    Have a great day

    Love Chrissie xx

  10. Wonderful spread! Love your Dali!!

    Hugs Giggles

  11. OMG, that portrait is AMAZING, just brilliant!!! The journal page of course lovely too. Fantastic work like always!

  12. Nice Dali piece. You capture what must have been his mania. And the house is a lot of fun! I really like all the circle faces you added-almost like little windows.

  13. Gosh Susi! Where to begin!? I love your Dali portrait - you have captured a wild look in his eyes! Your journal page is fabulous - a happy house indeed! Have a great weekend, Chrisx

  14. Wonderful Susi !! Really lovely your Dali ´s expression!!! Magnifique Journal page, very nice your happy house, the colours are fabulous. I wish you a very nice weekend, hugs.

  15. Brilliant creations Susi, your Dali looks so much like the great man ;)
    Donna xxx

  16. Amazing Dalí, Susi, you've made a great portrait. The journal page is really fantastic, I specially love the circles.
    Have a great weekend!
    Mar xx

  17. Den Dali hast du hervorragend portraitiert - wow! Ulrike

  18. I thought of Dali the second I saw it, today, on Kim Dellow's faces.

    loved it!

  19. Wonderful Dali and a lovely contrast with your little house.

  20. ooh your Dali is so intense with personality and color and I love your sweet happy house!

  21. Wow dein Dali sieht megaklasse und etwas gruselig mit diesem stechenden Blick aus,genial.
    Auch deine Häuserseite ist wieder sehr schön und peppig gemacht.
    Liebe Grüße und schönes Wochenende.

  22. Love the intensity and color of Dali. Your journal pages are delightful and quite a contrast to Dali.

  23. I love both these Susi, The Dali is fabulously zany in colour and composition and it's such a great likeness! I love the sentiment and the drawing on your journal page too. Both are so inspiring. xx

  24. Your little happy house makes me happy too, I love all of it including the squiggly frame.
    Great painting from the Dali reference, extremely clever painting.

  25. Ooh susi,dein dali ist eine wucht und deine süssen häuser mit dem genähten ist sahnemäßig,gefällt mir mega gut.
    hab auch mal wieder eine seite und schon hochgeladen.
    schönen abend dir,liebes.

    hugs jenny

  26. Love your happy house painting and Dali looks so intense. Fantastic pages.
    Yvonne xx

  27. I love your very characterful Dali portrait. Marvellous!!

  28. WOWWWWWWW Susi, das Porträt ist ja wohl klasse geworden.... FANTASTSCH!
    Auch deine Seite ist wieder superklasse.
    Ich wünsche dir ein schönes Wochenende!
    LG Carola

  29. Love your happy house journal page
    Happy PPF

  30. Dali is awesome... I like the glint of madness in his eye... he had to be a bit out there to paint as he did... and that journal page is lovely... so fresh and light and open ... sometimes I tire of seeing heavily coloured and layered pages where the images get a bit lost and the whites on this are fabulous... I love it...xx

  31. I love your whimsical house journal page.

  32. Oh this is so Dali Awesome!!! Love it. You captured a wonderful expression.

  33. The Dali is wonderful! Very fun.

  34. Ohhhh fabulous Dali' portrait. Very well done.

  35. Fabulous face! The journal page is wonderful!

  36. Wow! Fantastic vivid colour and bold shading to give Dali real intensity in the portrait. Amazing work and such a contrast with the charming light-hearted house page.
    Alison xx

  37. Fearsome Dali :). The metaphoric castle is great!

    Thanks for visiting my blog and for the lovely comment.

  38. What a wonderfully dashing painting! So bold. Your others are lovely, too.

  39. Sweet happy house. Your Dali looks every bit as manic as he did in real life. Great job. xox

  40. Your Dali is fantastic. Love your expression of him. Blessings, Janet PPF

  41. Oh my goodness all your shares this week are amazing Susi, fabulous likenesses and full of texture and character. Loved them. Thank you for joining Show Your Face and sorry it has taken me so long to get over here to comment, I'm still playing catch up! Kx


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