Wednesday, September 17, 2008

The Rivers of Jaipur




They call Jaipur the "Pink City", but I always think of sapphire blues when bringing it to mind. My parents traveled a great deal through India with me as a child. I also have the most vivid memory of my mother spritzing herself with a bottle of "Jaipur" by Boucheron perfume in the mornings.

This is the first in the Illuminati series to have silver instead of gold in its ground. The silver caught the light this morning & looked quite radiant, the same way the gold does, which I was very please about...

17 comments:

  1. oh shirin i think this is one of my favorites so far!!!

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  2. I love the combination of blues and yellows. So complementary and so vibrant. This is gorgeous.

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  3. I adore all of your paintings (to the point that I'd probably try to hug one), but this one has taken my breath away. I adore it. You have an amazing eye for colour.

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  4. I am in awe! Your work is so delicate and magical, the colors are straight out of a dream... I love it!

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  5. thanks so much! so happy that you all like it...

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  6. Oh wow this is lovely. The pattern in the sea is amazing!

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  7. the sky. i love how you painted it.

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  8. whew mama. can i have it please? do i have to paper/rock/scissor sina for it?

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  9. this image is awesome - well done

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  10. Eeks! I am stunned. Those are wonderful paintings.

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  11. sina- your painting is soon on its way to you :o)

    namo- yes you must!

    mehdi - thanks!!

    raining sheep- kind of you to stop by...:o)

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  12. This is too beautiful for words. That blue is captivating!
    Boucheron makes the loveliest perfumes :)

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  13. what a beautiful painting...I spent some time in Jaipur as well and this captures the gentle spirit of that city.

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  14. tartelette- truly Boucheron's smells stay with you for life! i can vouch for this...:o)

    bonbon oiseau- so happy you like it! So lovely you've been there, its truly a special place...

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  15. Oh, the blue and yellow are so perfect. I love this.

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  16. Absolutely beautiful and evocative! I really love this. It looks like a very special piece.

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