Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Commission Complete

It took about two weeks for me to complete this painting. Sometimes I got bored with it especially in the beginning stages. I didn't like the color of the background and considered changing it, then while painting in some of the blue leaves the unthinkable happened. My pallet of blue paint spilled on one corner of the canvas and left a blue mess. My son who was watching the whole thing unfold looked at me and said "mom, don't panic, it's going to be fine". That's all i needed really; after a quick wipe up with some tissue, and a few splashes of water, the blue mess became a part of the background. I then proceeded to make multiple blue messes to make the original blue mess blend in.

This brings me to a very valuable lesson I learned sometime ago. There are no mistakes in art. If you don't go with the flow you will get stressed out.
(hey I'm not talking about the technical stuff so keep that in mind)

Thank you for sharing this short but awesome journey with me. Be sure to come back often to see what other artsy mischief I am getting into.

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