Gold and Crimson Sunset Lands

We at JayJacy are announcing our new “Sunrise-Sunset” Art on Canvas Collection is forthcoming soon just in time for the spring “Apple Blossom Festival” and Art Exhibit as well as the Classy Chic Home Design Show and Sale. We wanted to share a sneak peek with you here at our JayJacy, HDRCHIC and ClassyChicHome. Be encouraged to enjoy the beauty of the art and photography you create by showcasing it many wonderful ways. Enjoy!

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The Four Winds

WIND of the North,
Wind of the Norland snows,
Wind of the winnowed skies, and sharp, clear stars,—
Blow cold and keen across the naked hills,
And crisp the lowland pools with crystal films,
And blur the casement squares with glittering ice,
But go not near my love.

Wind of the West,
Wind of the few, far clouds,
Wind of the gold and crimson sunset lands,-
Blow fresh and pure across the peaks and plains,
And broaden the blue spaces of the heavens,
And sway the grasses and the mountain pines,
But let my dear one rest.

Wind of the East,
Wind of the sunrise seas,
Wind of the clinging mists and gray, harsh rains,—
Blow moist and chill across the wastes of brine,
And shut the sun out, and the moon and stars,
And lash the boughs against the dripping eaves,
Yet keep thou from my love.

But thou, sweet wind!
Wind of the fragrant South,
Wind from the bowers of jasmine and of rose,—
Over magnolia blooms and lilied lakes
And flowering forests come with dewy wings,
And stir the petals at her feet, and kiss
The low mound where she lies.

Charles Henry Luders

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Beautiful Snowmageddon Sunrise

Snowmagedoon brought us 36 inches of beautiful snow with 5ft. drifts but it also brought us amazing sunrise and sunsets.  Being snowed indoors we have to be inventive in shooting through windows and open doors.  With 5ft. drifts in front of doors and porches windows were the only option.  We also used our Nex, iPhone and iPad cameras to catch the beauty.  This was this morning after two days of beautiful “Moonstruck” evenings of gorgeous blue skies and bright yellow full moon.  It was totally awesome to behold.

We decided these images would be perfect for our “Art on Canvas” series so added the oil painting effect.  Totally love and a very large canvas is forthcoming to remind us of the beauty of creation in snow.

“HE has painted the sky with sunrise of beauty in a
palette of shimmering glorious color.”

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Sweet 16 – A New Year

Happy Sweet 2016!  Here we are again at another New Year and we are looking forward to a prosperous year of photography, art and travel.  We are so blessed to have such a beautiful world of opportunity to capture it.  We hope your New Year will be filled with wonderful things, success, inspiration, creativity, blessings and more.  Thank you always for your support over the years!

THE sylvan slopes with corn-clad fields
Are hung, as if with golden shields,
Bright trophies of the sun!
Like a fair sister of the sky,
Unruffled doth the blue lake lie,
The mountains looking on.

And, sooth to say, yon vocal grove,
Albeit uninspired by love,
By love untaught to ring,
May well afford to mortal ear
An impulse more profoundly dear
Than music of the Spring.

For ‘that’ from turbulence and heat
Proceeds, from some uneasy seat
In nature’s struggling frame,
Some region of impatient life:
And jealousy, and quivering strife,
Therein a portion claim.

This, this is holy;–while I hear
These vespers of another year,
This hymn of thanks and praise,
My spirit seems to mount above
The anxieties of human love,
And earth’s precarious days.

But list!–though winter storms be nigh,
Unchecked is that soft harmony:
There lives Who can provide
For all his creatures; and in Him,
Even like the radiant Seraphim,
These choristers confide.


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