Thursday, April 7, 2011

Precious Moments

Scoot Scoot © 2011 Amy Hillenbrand
10 x 8 oil on canvas
You know those moments when you take a photo and you just know you have to paint it? This is one of those moments.  This painting is of two very dear people in my oldest brother and his wife. Every Saturday morning they go for their fun run (ten or so miles)(not so fun in my book). Next they jump on my brother's scooter to scoot over to their favorite bakery to indulge in their favorite bakery goods. Sounds counter productive, doesn't it? It really is just a chance for my brother to ride his favorite toy...he loves his scooter. The whole thing just cracks me up. So this is them, after their run on the way to the bakery. This is positively one of the precious moments that will forever be seared in my memory banks.


  1. Wonderful figurative- fresh colors and very special indeed! Love the value shifts in the lighter colors and whites.

  2. Wow wonderful painting. You did a great job capturing the moment and love the detail and the soft sky. Can tell you painted from the heart! xoxo

  3. I love this, especially the shadow part. What a nice memento of special times!