Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks is based on one of the 17 costume and set design drawings Hartmann sketched for the ballet Trilby.
Sirarpi Heghinian-Walzer, Passages, Mixed Media on Canvas, 30 x 48
Music and painting are inseparable, sometimes the music influences my painting and vice versa.
Joe Sardaro, Rolling Promenade, Pastels, 29 x 25
The folk feel of the music and the folklore it represented inspired this piece.
Susan Langan, The Awakening, Graphite, 17 x 25
After the forces of nature come together, and the waiting has passed, then comes the awakening of the hatchlings. This powerful piece of music burst onto my page as magical imagery.
Susan Langan, Forest Sentinels, Pastels, 24 x 30
Mussorgsky's music expressed deep emotion and the importance of connectivity. Life is a collaboration. Our connection to each other and to Nature is paramount. Drawing to the music was wonderful; from his sound I found my vision.
Susan Langan, The Vigil, Graphite, 17 x 25
Our hopes and dreams for the yet unborn are found amongst the shapes and shadows of twilight. It's a vigil of impending birth.