While browsing through Facebook, I stumbled upon something startlingly beautiful. I love when this happens- suddenly I am enthralled with an artist I haven’t heard of or seen before and I do my best to dive into their work from my desk chair. Mad googling ensues.
Here’s what I found today:
I feel like I’ve been in that Rhododendron glen. It reminds me a lot of what I really strive do in my paintings: beautiful light, vivid colors, plants and people, and a distinct mood sprinkled with magic. He’s mastered it.
Then I found all these:
I love the light reflected off the flowers hitting her chin.
This one gives me the chills:
I swear these take place at Max Patch, NC- my favorite place:
And the colors in this one….
This afternoon I have my time to myself – and I’ll be in the studio. I finally broke out the oil paints Monday and applied a hesitant blue to the background of a painting. It’s a first step. I’m always so nervous to start oils again after a long break.