I have been trying to paint a feeling, a desire, a dream of mine. I have a wonderful husband, a great loving family, a beautiful little home, with a porch swing, so when confronted with the question: "What is your dream?", I had to say, I am very blessed, however, I would love to see world peace; that is my dream! I believe the only way we will have world peace, is with unconditional love for EVERYONE. I ran across a quote by Jim Hendrix "When the Power of Love overcomes the Love of Power, we will have world peace." That said it all for me.....trying to paint that message was a little harder to do. This is my attempt to show Love overcoming power. The "white love" is shining with interference gold. The "dark power" is a mix of Turquoise (Phthalo), Macaceous Iron Oxide, and a tiny bit of black. Every time I look at this painting, I am reminded to be a little kinder to everyone I meet. I will do my part, how about you?
What's on my desk this week? I have been painting "Love". It is hard painting a feeling, but not impossible. My acrylics are covered up on the left side, while I think about it. I used Soft Gel Gloss to add some texture, along with some Micaceous Oxide for the "Power". I'm in love with Golden's Phthalo Turquois, so of course I used that also. Tomorrow I will show the completed painting along with the explanation.I am using a piece of glass for a palette. Be sure to check here on Julie's blog to see what is going on elsewhere. There is always something new and exciting.
This was a fun project. We needed a little more light at the dinner table. The candle holders are made from "extras" that we had around; I love the way they turned out. This is one way to use those heirlooms that are not