The Visitor

from Cello Noodles, Vol. III by Betsy Tinney

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The Visitor, by Kristin Haakenson, is one of my favorite paintings; it hangs above the desk in my studio. When I started "playing" this painting, I began with the rain and the gently rhythmic foliage in the frame. Once the "frame" was set, I had expected to have the piece expand slowly and a bit cautiously, as the vixen creeps quietly closer to the magical scene before her. However, instead, the sprites emerge from their hollow and lead the vixen on a playful moonlit dance through the forest; she joins in their airborne antics with grace and delight.


from Cello Noodles, Vol. III, released June 7, 2018
Cello: Betsy Tinney
Artwork: Kristin Haakenson -


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