Tuesday, January 19, 2010


Downtown Queretaro at night
My birdies are on the loose! ;)
We spotted them Sunday night when we went took Turbo for a stroll downtown.
That beautiful street is called Calle Libertad (Freedom St.).
It reminded me a little of Van Gogh's Café Terrace at Arles, France.

43 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Sarah said...

This is beautiful and it looks warm with the light (warmer than here for sure). I agree, it does remind me of the painting.

How do you get your birds onto your photos? I always wondered...

1/19/2010 11:52 AM  
Blogger Ms. Terje Äkke said...

I love that picture. Aren't you one of the birds flying there?

1/19/2010 11:57 AM  
Blogger ariadne said...

Beautiful view and indeed very similar to Van Gogh's!Ariadne from Greece!

1/19/2010 12:02 PM  
Blogger **WE BLOG ARTISTS** said...

haha...love it...they fit so perfectly.
Great picture.
Have a lovely day.

1/19/2010 12:35 PM  
Blogger Beth Stone said...

I was thinking this looked like the Van Gogh before I even read your comment! I love it! Absolutely beautiful...

1/19/2010 12:40 PM  
Blogger Love + Marriage said...

This is so beautiful! I recently went to St. Lucia and the stars were so bright from our secluded beach. I tried to photograph them while my husband laughed at the impossibility of my efforts.
I think I need you to paint the sky in my memory!

1/19/2010 1:07 PM  
Blogger Encarna said...

wooooo! Genial!

1/19/2010 1:07 PM  
Blogger Mlle Paradis said...

How gorgeous!

1/19/2010 1:42 PM  
Blogger kt_kthx said...

A professor I used to have in art school does illustration work that I think you might LOVE. Check her out:


She has a lot of bird illustrations, check out her Illustration>Miscellaneous page especially!

1/19/2010 2:35 PM  
Blogger pasiakowa said...

This is simply beutiful combination of the photo and you illustration :)

1/19/2010 2:52 PM  
Blogger oharart said...

what a lovely montage! Thanks for sharing - seems like you're onto a new tangent here.

1/19/2010 3:09 PM  
Blogger Alisa said...

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1/19/2010 3:14 PM  
Blogger Alisa said...

Lovely, you're lucky you spotted them!

1/19/2010 3:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

love it...a beautiful place for a dog walk!

1/19/2010 4:17 PM  
Anonymous Danielle said...

Beautiful! They look right at home.

1/19/2010 4:34 PM  
Blogger Ale said...

Lindo como siempre!

1/19/2010 5:17 PM  
Blogger MJ said...

This picture reminds me of my hometown in Mexico.. such a beautiful country!

1/19/2010 5:37 PM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Geninne, QUE BELLEZA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

No se ni que decir de lo lindo que me parece esto... siempre me han gustado las foto con ilustraciones pero tu llevaste esto a otro nivel, te hago una reverencia.

1/19/2010 5:58 PM  
Blogger june at noon said...

Such a pretty street, gorgeous lighting, and I love the effect of adding the birds. That's one of my favorite Van Gogh paintings, too.

1/19/2010 6:35 PM  
Blogger unknown said...

such a beautiful picture, and i love the birds you added to it, it makes it your own :)

1/19/2010 7:22 PM  
Blogger Jules said...

KILLER ILLO!!!!!! I opened all my Illo blogs in tabs and yours just popped out!

1/19/2010 8:05 PM  
Blogger The Gritty Bird said...

Just Lovely! and yes it does remind me of Van Gogh as well. :)

Oh yes- Congrats on your soon to be built new home!


1/19/2010 8:43 PM  
Blogger paperseed said...

What a lovely looking place. Those birds know where to find the good stuff. :-)

1/19/2010 8:58 PM  
Blogger Dolores said...

It seems like a very peaceful place.

1/19/2010 9:17 PM  
Blogger Olivia Munroe said...

All these lovely images are making me want to move to Mexico! and with birds as beautiful as these flying the streets ... it's magical.

1/20/2010 12:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Queretaro, ma è il luogo dove vivi tu? Che incanto....un saluto. Monica Fe Italy

1/20/2010 1:11 AM  
Blogger Keelabonilla said...

Oh what a lovely picture!

1/20/2010 5:30 AM  
Blogger Renee said...

What a fantastic picture! I love it :o)

1/20/2010 5:52 AM  
Anonymous Ann K. said...

Beautiful! That would make a wonderful print.

1/20/2010 6:26 AM  
Blogger Dawn said...

i LOVE this picture!

1/20/2010 7:26 AM  
Blogger Mrs. M said...

I love this!! it really does look like Cafe Terrace!

1/20/2010 7:44 AM  
Blogger Monika K. said...

YES!!! my thoughts exactly ! it totally looks like cafe terrace... love it!

1/20/2010 7:50 AM  
Blogger carolanne said...

Beautiful street! I love birds, especially yours.

1/20/2010 8:12 AM  
Blogger Kendra said...

Your blog is absolutely wonderful and inspiring! I love it! I'm an art education major and I'm doing my student teaching right now with K-5 children, and I know they would love your bird art so much.

Blessings, Kendra

1/20/2010 1:05 PM  
Blogger MARA PRICE said...

Muy bonito lugar.

1/20/2010 4:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It would be wonderful if you could do a blog or tutorial on how you combine the photo with the illustration.

Just gorgeous!

Thank you for all the inpiration to create beautiful things and surroundings!

1/22/2010 6:27 AM  
Anonymous shipra said...

beautiful Geninne! JUST like Van Gogh's terrace painting. How lovely

1/22/2010 6:05 PM  
Blogger Alejandra Alcantara said...

Hoy te descubrí! Es soñado lo que haces. Yo vivo en Querétaro. Me daré mis vueltas frecuentemente por tu blog porque todo es hermosísimo.

1/27/2010 8:06 PM  
Blogger Ganirivi said...

Tu blog es hermoso, igual que tu arte!

2/01/2010 6:36 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Great night shot. The street is very nicely lit. The color of the illuminated buildings looks good with the dark sky. This definitely does remind me of Cafe Terrace. The two birds add a nice touch, not too many or too few.

2/02/2010 6:58 AM  
Blogger Veda Murthy said...

Its like a dream to live here! Absolutely breathtaking! Do visit my space http://kaikriye.blogspot.com/

I have uploaded some exhibition photos! do take a look geninne at my work!


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