5x7 canvas board
Originally there was a little girl in the forefront which I am sorry to have lost but the body shape of this lady was all wrong so I covered the bottom half of the painting with gesso. With hindsight maybe it was a bit drastic but sometimes frustration gets the better of you, don't you agree? At the time it was either that or 'Bin City'. I then went on to build up the background again and left the layers beneath showing through for her dress to match the flowers.
The title of this painting came to mind after discovering the work of Flora Bowley. I think Flora is a lovely name and I thought it suited this painting.
This past week I have been perusing Flora's book 'Brave Intuitive Painting'. In the book she suggests that you work on a big sheet of paper or canvas, the bigger the better. So I went out and bought a cheap A2 sketch pad. The paper in it stands up to paint quite well so this weekend I plan to 'go LARGE' and have a play. I'm a little worried about how much paint I'm going to use as I don't normally paint 'big' so I only have the smaller size paint supplies..
Earlier this week I posted another of my postcard sized girls. If you'd like to check her out you can see her here.
I am linking this to PAINT PARTY FRIDAY. It's a great place to see lots of fantastic artwork.
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