To love a stone

Siddhartha Acrylic on Slate

Acrylic on Slate

Siddhartha Acrylic on Slate

Acrylic on Slate

Hi Everyone, here’s my offering for today. It is inspired by one of the most beautiful books ever written, “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse.

For anyone who hasn’t read the book, I can highly recommend it. Basically, it tells (without giving too much away) the story of a high born young man who leaves the luxuries of wealth behind and goes on a journey to find spiritual contentment. I have read and reread it 7 or 8 times.

The artwork was a new style for me. Although appearing very simple, there is quite a lot of detail in this style of Indian art. I created the first for my partner’s birthday gift, I then worked a similar one and they now hang over our hearth, never to be sold!

The warm colours make me smile and remind me of the book so I love them.

Bye for now, the fibromyalgia is kicking me hard today so have to rest 🙂

I had such a great response to the St. Anger – The Artist’s Pain Chronicles, that I have an idea that I might share more of my past with you. I would love to hear any feedback from you on this or any other topic.

About mcsirishart

Hi, Thanks for looking me up.Hope you like my work. I am an amateur artist, aspiring to professional. Please feel welcome to browse at any of the links below.
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6 Responses to To love a stone

  1. |{3ÑZ!3 says:

    I want to read Siddhartha. His face looked Mayan at first glance only because I’m unfamiliar with that side of the world.

    • mcsirishart says:

      That’s Brilliant !

      It’s a truly inspirational read,Siddhartha is definitely Indian, the name is Sanskrit in origin.Thanks for your comment,you can get a copy very cheap,hope you read it & get as much inspiration from it as it gives me.:)

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  3. |{3ÑZ!3 says:

    I read Siddhartha at lunch and its amazing.

    • mcsirishart says:

      Thats great,I’m here laughing that you read it on your lunchbreak.My partner is always speedreading & I can only read a few pages before nodding off.Happy you like it 🙂

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