This header is a pastel painting I did in 2009 is of a place in the Netherlands, my country of origin, after a photo shot by Dick Witte.

Some of the painters who have influenced me:
Mondriaan, Hopper
O"Keefe, Weyeth
Singer Sargent
van Gogh, Rembrandt
Picasso, Escher

Since this is my second blog page, it generally takes me longer (sometimes very long) to reply to your comments, but I do read and love them!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Beyond The Veil
Sold, but available in print

Dazzled by pure white light 
she stands in great amazement
on top of the holy hill
gaining access to the Gate of Pearls
with purity of heart and hands
greeted by an angel of great stature
invited to the most exquisite dinner 
of all times
© Poem &; Oil, St.Germain


Diane AZ said...

Beautiful poem and painting! I like the translucence of the veil and the colors.

jeannette stgermain said...

Thank you, Diane - it took me a while to figure out how to do the translucence.")

DawnTreader said...


I finally found my way here - you're not really making that very easy Jeannette! ;) (I tried once before but then I did not succeed!)

May I ask why you don't simply put a direct link to the other blog in the margin of each, instead of giving complicated instructions to go via your profile? (which, by the way, when it shows up on this page, really just gives roundabout directions)

I know you're "all about mysteries" so maybe you have your reasons; in case not, this is just a friendly observation...!

jeannette stgermain said...

Sorry Dawn - it's because my knowledge of technical things/expressions on this program is VERY limited, and I still am learning the "lingo" LOL

DawnTreader said...

Jeannette :) I see you already have a Blog List in the margin. You can add another list where you link just to your own blogs/websites the same way: Go to the Layout, click on Add a gadet, choose Blog List, and then add the link or links that you want. You can change the heading of the list as you please.

jeannette stgermain said...

You're the best! Thanks so much!

rainfield61 said...

You are the angle who have less knowledge on technical things.

jeannette stgermain said...

Sorry, I forgot to reply to your comment. I hope you mean "angel"?
Thank you for visiting!

Jose's World said...

I see the Dutch influence on you thru your paintings. Vang Gogh style comes thru. Also a bit of Piccaso in your Entanglement.

Where is the elephant?

jeannette stgermain said...

sorry, I've been slacking off with painting - too busy making Xmas- cards, and blogging is very addicting (for me).
I need to do the background and clean up a few things that can be better in the painting (I'll alert you when I post it) :)

crochet lady said...

Can't wait to be there someday, in that place.

jeannette stgermain said...

One day, we'll see each other there -face to face - isn't that a neat thought?

Phivos Nicolaides said...

Please not that I have gladly added you on my "Blog List" of my traveling blog, which is in Greek and in English too.

jeannette stgermain said...

Phivos - sorry I got back to you so late on this one - thank you so much!