Looking for the light
This painting went through a lot of changes.
I took progress photo for this one.
Sketch and Start the painting on Wood.
Face is starting to take shape.
Just adding some paint to the background
And playing with a crown and some feathers.
Starting to change up some things. Different feathers.
Adding more color to the background.
Changing the Feathers a bit. Making the background dark.
Change up the background and feathers. They were too dark for me.
Photoshopped the Flowers
Change is good. I know some people have problems letting go or painting over there pieces. I don't have a problem with it. It took me awhile but I paint so much that every piece I make I think of it as a learning tool.
I make something and I don't quite like it, So I paint over it or rip it up.
Oh how it makes some of my family members crazy!!!
But that is how I learn.
Just have to do it.
And not get attached.
It's hard I know. That part of creating was hard for me at first.
Well I am home from a long vacation.
It was beautiful, but I yearned for my home.
I missed my house and my studio. It was a wonderful month full of fun. I am not complaining!
But.... (Yes there is a but) It makes me appreciate all the people and things in my life. Things are pretty great!!! Just a few things I got to do.
I came home and got to walk in the grounds of the so Beautiful Reading Museum.
I got to sit on my upstairs patio while the rain fell
Oh how I love rainy days.
I got to see my back yard all a glow with the Super Moon
I got to meet my new Grand Nephew for the first time.
That is my Dad (86) His Grandson Kellen and his Great Grandson Keagan.
I came home from the beach to find my new Glasses and vases from Misty Mawn
I got to hang out with this Lovely Little Lady Maeve and have a Sabika Gathering
I had the pleasure of having Xylie's Birthday Party at my house.
She is such a special girl.
Look at that Great Smile!!
That is thanks to the Cleft Palate Foundation
My Niece is a Single Mother of 3 children. She has had a lot to handle
in the past few years. (And I want to add her Ex-Husband has been a really Great Dad too,Very involved) Going to School, Working Full time and taking care of 3 children and one with special needs. It is not always easy but she has fought all Xylie's life to get her the help she needs. It has been a tough journey for her but with Foundations like Cleft Palate Foundation it has taken a little bit of the load off of her. And as you can see Xylie is a happy girl. She has the happy gene.
She makes us all smile.
I love this picture of her because it shows her spirit!!!
(I am so glad they will be living 2 blocks from us soon)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY XYLIE!!!!!
I am so Blessed to have this life of mine
and to be surrounded by such love!!
Not always perfect but it is perfect for me!!
I am so glad to be home.
I want to share a video of Jim Carry speaking about Love and Fear.
It is Awesome.
I Choose Love......