Well, My 4-foot Marvellous Spatuletail (Loddigesia mirabilis) is complete.
These beautiful little hummingbirds are usually about 10-15 cm long…this one is slightly larger. 😉
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In 2012, I started painting. I’ve always had a love for drawing and art but, until this past year, I had never attempted painting. I was too afraid. One day, my husband brought home a giant piece of wood, salvaged from the dumpster at work. A 2′ x 4′ empty piece of (very heavy) wooden […]
Starting with a blank sheet of paper, sketching out an idea, and bringing that idea to life on a canvas is such a great experience, for me.
I always start with a definite idea (with my initial sketch) but, once I start adding colors, textures, swirls and strokes, I just let my mind go where it wants to go. Totally unplanned. So, in a way, it’s always a surprise to me (my art), once it’s finished. Each of my little ladies takes on her own unique expression and life. It’s like I’ve created a new friend each time I finish one.
Happy Thursday, everybody!
“I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.”
~Henry David Thoreau