Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on the top of the dishevelled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame. ~William Butler Yeats, "The Land of Heart's Desire," 1894
'Winged Vision' by Josephine Wall In a surrealistic world, where galleons sail through seas of flowers and birds bring visionary worlds on their wings of flight, a magical bird bears a message of love that transcends time and space.
.:.Tree of Wonders by Josephine Wall.:. Once in a while I feel compelled to paint surrealistic collections of images. When I am in the mood I never quite know what the eventual composition will be and sometimes I am surprised at the outcome.In this painting I have placed a collection of beautiful and fascinating objects amongst the branches of a tree. 'Herne' is depicted in what is actually the doorway of the cottage where I live. Complete with eyebrow window and lamp. There are many faces of tree spirits hidden within the branches and much symbolism such as the couple who represent love.
Dance of Dreams Swept along by the powerful and passionate mood of the music, the dancer’s head is filled with dreams which spill out onto her swirling gown. With each movement more memories and aspirations pour forth, Oh how she dreams of visiting far off places and meeting her ‘perfect’ companion one day. Like her dress, life is multi-layered and full of surprises..!! Josephine Wall
The Phoenix Rising majestically from the flames this colourful and proud Phoenix embarks on his journey through the world. As he will live for 500 years or more he will travel to all corners of the earth and see many wonderful sights before returning to his nest to be consumed by fire and be re-born to continue his journey. Josephine (Acrylic on Canvas) 30 x 40 – 2011