A Painting a Day #68 - Dahlia
Updated: Aug 30, 2020
Dahlia – 4"X4" mixed media on masonite.
I took a picture of this dahlia a while ago and can't remember where I was. Each petal is delicately trimmed in purple with a tinge of green in the shadows. I used Golden Crackle Paste in the background and layers of old paint I needed to use up.
I started painting one 4"X4" miniature daily on May 1st 2015. After a near fatal drowning experience in 2013, I realized just how precious life is and I wondered why I was waiting to do what I loved most. I just wasn't finding the time.
It took a while to commit to it, but a year later, I decided I just had to make the time and I enrolled in some fine art acrylic painting classes. Under my teacher, Sharon Moore-Foster, I gained confidence and found my soul's voice through my paintings.
Now I am fully committed to expressing myself through my fine art by creating one miniature painting to mark each passing day – to leave my mark in this world.
These little miniature gems are for sale through this website where I started an online store.
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