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April 12, 2011

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Sharon Hansen

I'm torn between The Kiss and Mont Sainte- Victoire. Love the golds and blacks in The Kiss and the purples and greens in Mont Sainte- Victoire. I like dogs playing poker but am not so in love with the colorway.

Julie

Allison, My vote is for Mont Sainte-Victoire, love the colors.

deetyblue

I'm loving The Kiss--the lovely gold and black that could have little pops of colors from all the flowers (so it wouldn't be too bee stripey).

Kay L

Another "love" for Mont Sainte-Vitoire but I'm a purples, blues and greens sort of person.

Janet

Of the three, I vote for Mont Sainte-Victoire. Also, my two favorite paintings are Van Gogh's Starry Night(starry, hint hint) and Monet's Waterlilies. Both, I think, would inspire to-die-for colorways.

April

Of the options listed I like the Mont Sainte-Victoire....for another time maybe how about this:

I adore this picture/painting of Albert Anker and the "Little Knitters"...a small girl knitting a SOCK while a little boy looks on and tries to do the same...it is precious...hope I added this link right!

http://www.zona-pellucida.com/anker-knitters.html

Bobbi

I'd go with The Kiss-enough with the greens already! I'd love something either with Monet or O'Keefe.One subtle, the other definitely not.

Sheree

Because I'm most intrigued by the painting, I vote for The Kiss (don't tell my dogs!). What a fun idea, both as a future participant in the club, and as a dyer that gets to play and interpret!

Diana

How about something by J. M. W. Turner? Or Matisse?

Shera

Do a loud Franz Marc.

Brandi

I vote for Mont Sainte-Victoire. I do love me some Starry night too.

Donna

I'm a huge Monet fan & one of my favorite paintings is Sandviken Village in the Snow. I never go to the Art Institute without visiting it: http://www.claudemonetgallery.org/Sandviken-Village-In-The-Snow.html

or this one:
http://www.claudemonetgallery.org/Charing-Cross-Bridge--The-Thames.html

And any of the water lily paintings are nice or the Seine paintings with mist

Nancyd

Starry Night by Van Gogh and really any of his stuff from that era. There is one with a ripe wheat field--wonderful yellows and some with gorgeous poplar type trees against a blue sky with those great white clouds.

mary

How about a Peter Max Dancer painting? Lots of stars, rainbows and 1960s colors.

Mrspi

I, too, vote for Mont Sainte-Victoire. I would love to see some sock yarn with those colors. Starry Night would get my vote too, if that were under consideration. I'll be a first-time sock club member. The idea of dyeing yarn to "match" paintings is truly inspired. :o)

Vicki

The Kiss.

Donna

I vote for The Kiss

susan

Oh I do like Cezannes work.

Kathy

I vote for the kiss - I love the yellow/gold!

Lynne

What about Monet's Peaches? http://www.canvaz.com/gallery/761.htm
I do love a still life...

Rebecca

Dogs Playing Poker - I'm just attached to the soothing earth tones.

Jennifer

I vote for Cezanne; it is a beautiful painting. As other folks have mentioned though, Van Gogh would definiely work too.

Marilyn

definitely The Kiss

Susan

I definitely vote for The Kiss. Love the colors!

Paula

I vote for Monte Sainte-Victorie. I'm a blue tones fan.

Dee

I'm torn! I rescue dogs so the Dogs Playing Poker is great but I've always been a fan of Klimt. I think I still vote Dogs!

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