Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The devil's in the details

The last step in this painting is to finish all the details. It's an exciting time because I know the end is in sight. After carefully peeling away the masking tape, I cleaned up the edges of her parky so it comes to the forefront. I added the sparkle in her eyes, accessories to the costume, and tiny spring flowers to the tundra beneath her dancing feet. This painting is finished and now has a life of its own.

Painting a picture is like giving birth. ; )

1 comment:

  1. Painting IS indeed like giving birth, and what a beatiful "child" you have created here! I've really enjoyed watching it come to life on this blog. I'll put a link to your blog under Alaskan Artists.