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Marilyn Wells Art Studio

"Play Delicate - Desire Quiet 2” by Marilyn Wells - Abstract sumi e

"Play Delicate - Desire Quiet 2” by Marilyn Wells - Abstract sumi e

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Abstract sumi e painting, Zen style, with ink wash, wet and dry brushstrokes by Marilyn Wells was inspired by

“Play Delicate

  Desire Quiet…”

Music by Grace Cathedral Park -1853S

and also a little poem by Mary Oliver...

I really love this poem, and it definitely inspires stillness.


 Today I’m flying low and I’m

not saying a word.

I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep.

 The world goes on as it must,

the bees in the garden rumbling a little,

the fish leaping, the gnats getting eaten.

And so forth.

 But I’m taking the day off.

Quiet as a feather.

I hardly move though really I’m traveling

a terrific distance.

 Stillness. One of the doors

into the temple.

 -Oliver, Mary. “Today.” A Thousand Mornings.

These paintings are each unique art works. Imperfections are to be expected and are the hallmark of original art and the artist's hand, true wabi sabi. Sizes of original mulberry paper painting may vary, each approximately 14” x 18” - mat size is 18” x 22”. Each comes with its own Certificate of Authentication, packaged in a clear sleeve.

If you select the Framed Option, the frame is a clean, modern, charcoal black finish, my personal choice, with a UV acrylic protective cover. 

Read more about my work and process under About Me, bottom of the Home Page.

Prints available.

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