I enjoy painting flowers from time to time and just experimenting with all the variances and nuances in color that come from flowers. What I have done here is painted a flower as if you were looking at it from about 6 inches away or so.
It all depends on whether the glass is half full or half empty for you on this one… My dad picked up this plate off the side of the road in some gravel, it had been run over numerous times and was quite pitted from the gravel. I set it aside for a while not knowing what I would do with it being so damaged until this idea came to me and it just worked so well with the condition of the plate.
I have been on Vacation since this past Friday and the days got away from me, so, here is this weeks post a day late. This is the first in a very large series of my trees which, until recently, remained unnamed or were referred to as “crazy tree” or “hippy tree” amongst other names. Recently the name “soul tree” was given to this series and seems like a good fit for it. Have a great week everybody!
The first plate I debated showing because I made it strictly for myself (not that I wouldn’t sell it if someone REALLY had to have it). The second was made for my niece who, through my brother, asked if uncle Mark would paint her a flower and I was happy to oblige. I used a highly metallic paint for the background which is why the plate is pictured at several angles