14 x 18 Oil on Canvas
I discovered something the other day that made me smile. I love to finish a painting, it gives me a great feeling of satisfaction to have done it and completed it. Back in the day when I did commercial interiors, my projects could take anywhere from 8-9 months to 2 years or more. That is a long time to wait for the feeling of accomplishment and completion, now it is 3-8 hours wha-hoo! The Happy Feet painting you see above took me 3 days working on it 2-3 hours at a time and I thought that was long. When I was having a wee moment of complaining on this 3 day time span, my friend, Kelley, said well, of course, it takes a little longer each pair of shoes... it's like a mini little still life on it's own. I took this in and realized that it was fun to see each pair of shoes come alive with paint and therefore felt the sense of accomplishment after each pair.