'For My Soul' is credited to Leslie Newman for bringing them to me. We've had so much fun on our weekly paint-togethers, and she somehow got the idea I was helping her paint better/different. SO, she showed up last week with the Hyacinths and some orange violas for our concrete pots by the front steps. I wanted to paint the hyacinths before they were planted...
Today was the day. After running a few errands and my BOT from the library, I was all set to go out on the front porch and paint them sitting in the opening with the ironwork. Opened the front door and was blown away! Literally! 35-40 MPH, almost blew me off my feet.
OK, plan 2. combo photo and life. Yeah, I know, should have waited until a prettier day...but Still! Randy was so funny when he looked over my shoulder...said he the painting was so good he could even smell them! (of course, the real flowers were sitting right there).
I forgot to take my usual early snaps, but will show a slideshow anyway from when I remembered to shoot.
"For My Soul"
©2009 Vicki Ross 19x19" canvas
here is the slideshow:
Here is the bonus...Elizabeth Gilbert shares her thoughts about creativity. She is author of "eat, pray, love".