PIANO PICTURES: Art, Music, Words

PIANO PICTURES Music, Words, and Art  by Walter Finlayson

                              PIANO PICTURES Music, Words, and Art by Walter Finlayson

 

SHADOW TUNE. He liked the poem by Robert Louis Stevenson called, "My Shadow", in this anthology, "A Child's Garden of Verses."

SHADOW TUNE. He may have been inspired by a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson called, “My Shadow”, in his anthology, “A Child’s Garden of Verses.”

SHADOW TUNE. RLS wrote a poem called My Shadow in "A Child's Garden of Verses."

HILL BILLY. Skirts Swirl to an old time country fiddler-- in your imagination!

               HILL BILLY. Skirts Swirl to an old time country fiddler–in your imagination!

104 HILL BILLY

CLOUDS:  Another example of his quiet observation of nature.

                                       CLOUDS: Another example of his quiet observation of nature.

 

Skirts Swirl to an old time (but unseen) country fiddler!

                        Skirts Swirl to an old time (but unseen) country fiddler!

97B CLOUDS

BELL TUNE. A Delicate sketch of a sacred winter night.

                       BELL TUNE.   A Delicate sketch of a sacred, winter night.

THE CATERPILLAR. More Whimsey--note the top hat!

                                 THE CATERPILLAR.  More Whimsey–note the top hat!

RAIN PICTURE. He  was often drawn to scenes and titles re various aspects of the weather.

             RAIN PICTURE. He was often drawn to scenes and titles re various aspects of the weather.

THE PLATYUS. Another whimsical sketch--this time of Australian natural history.

                  THE PLATYPUS.  Another whimsical sketch–this time of Australian natural history.

THE CLOCK SONG> TIme appears to master the Earth.

                                                      THE CLOCK SONG.  Time appears to master the Earth.

 

 

He enjoyed stories in a medieval setting. he got a kick out of the one fat monk (who would be lucky to get through the narrow portal).

         He enjoyed stories in a medieval setting. He got a kick out of the one fat monk he drew–who would be    lucky to get through the narrow portal

A child's view of a whimsical, imaginary village.

                                   A child’s view of a whimsical, imaginary village.

He loved pen and ink drawing--especially the darker side of nature.

                            He loved pen and ink drawing–especially the darker side of nature.

THE SWING. He was influenced by Robert Louis Stevenson's poems for children.

                                THE SWING.  He was influenced by Robert Louis Stevenson’s poems for children.

LULLABYE

                                                      LULLABYE

SEA MOOD How he loved the ocean!

                              SEA MOOD.  How he loved the ocean–in All its Moods!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *