Sunday, May 20, 2007

The birth of a painting


This is how it begins. This painting was inspired by a photo of a flower. I loved the colors in it and thought it would be a challenge, something I am always up for. this took roughly 8-9 hours over two days, I should say nights since most of my paintings birth sometime between 10pm and 3am. My brain just seems to be wired to paint and create at that time, when the world slows down, quiets down and gets dark. As you can see I have taken over Ethan's room as my temp studio, I just haven't been inspired in the basement and his room is the only other option. It works well for me, small and cozy, no distractions, well once the kids are asleep.


Please ignore the socks!!! I am usually a little claustrophobic when I wear socks and almost always go barefoot, however when I paint I get cold feet and socks seem to fix that.

The finished product.

7 comments:

beck said...

Wow! That's beautiful. You're so talented.

HotRodHanna said...

That is a beatiful painting! You have been blessed with talent.

Anonymous said...

Sure like the colours of your painting! It's a beautiful flower!mom

Peyton Family said...

Hello!
I stumbled onto your blog today and I just had to tell you that your painting was beautiful! You are very talented. =) Anyways, I hope you and your family have a great week!
Megan

Anonymous said...

Anna I think Blue Heron should commision a painting. Stunning!!! Hope to see you soon. Ryan

nicole said...

You are very talented. I love the painting...I also love flowers and the 2 combined. Wahoo!

JeniBeans said...

Very nice!