Spring has sprung and with it the promise in the air of new beginnings, plans, hopes and dreams. It makes my heart sing a little when the sun shines and all the flowers start to show themselves.
“Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.” ― Vladimir Nabokov,
“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
― Leo Tolstoy,
|May Blossom - Judith MacGregor|
My blossom painting seems rather apt, so thought I must share, it still evokes the same bright promise I experienced when producing it. Gouache paints, helped give it a dusky chalky finish.
I can recall painstakingly painting all the turquoise blue around the blossom at the very end, to ensure it looked vibrant. That took some time, but was worth it for the end result!
With that in mind, I think it's time for a new project! Now where did I put my paints....