Posts Tagged ‘The Choice’
I thought I’d take the opportunity to share with you guys this week the creation of a painting from (almost) the beginning to completion. This mixed media piece, completed in acrylics, old wallpaper, and inks, was created for the upcoming Vision/Verse Art and Poetry Exhibition in Lake Charles, Louisiana using the poem written by Michael Shewmaker, The Choice, as inspiration. By the way, if you’re lucky enough to be in Lake Charles, LA on June 4th, check it out!
I wish that I could share the fantastic poem in which this piece was inspired by. After the opening reception of the exhibition, I’ll have to see if Mr. Shewmaker would be willing to let me post his poem alongside the painting.
I am so in love with this wall paper. Did I ever mention that I have a slight obsession with wall paper? Not on walls…never on walls…but art? Heck yeah!
Layers upon layers upon layers! Starting to focus here on the mockingbird and his reflection (the cardinal) in the window pane, as well as some skin tones for the lovely lady.
Some vines and details added…
And that’s all she wrote, folks! Well, except for the fact that I have had such a hard time titling this piece. Would love to hear your suggestions But as for now, this piece will be known as …no, not the Painting Formerly Known as Prince or some interesting symbol… Inspired by The Choice by Michael Shewmaker. Ehhh…your thoughtful title considerations are greatly appreciated. xo