Saturday, August 30, 2008

Bliss - Owls in Tree

This is a large painting - 1mt x 1mt - that was a request from my partner. He has a large bare wall in his loungeroom (yes, we each have our own loungerooms - how luxurious) and he said he wanted me to fill it.

One morning last week, when only the white and beige background was done, we were discussing our day, and he said, "Tonight I will hang your painting on the wall."

Well there was a challenge! I mostly finished it that day too, other than a few details, like the edges and varnish and stuff.

(I have called the painting Bliss because of the CD I was listening to at the time, a compilation of my favourite Mozart concertos which I have named "Bliss".)

The thing I like about this painting is that it is exactly as I wanted it. The tree, the leaves, the flowers... The owls, of course, are me and him. :-)


Michelle said...

Each time I come back and look at this I like it more. I love those flowers and the background. They really work well together.

Maia said...

Thanks Michelle. For some reason this painting is perfect to me - like it's from inside me or something, a part of me. I can't explain. It's not a perfect painting, but somehow to me, it is.

So thank you. :-) xx