Flowers from the garden are such sweet treasures. These roses from my flower garden and the little white vase that my daughter gave to me became the subject of my next painting….
8″ x 8″ on gallery wrapped canvas
Paintings are available in my Shop on my website… knaylorpaintings.com
9″ x 12″ oil on Ampersand Panel
One thing I tried in getting out of my painter’s block was using a different color palette. I love the way this one turned out. This was a fading bouquet of flowers that my daughter had and being that I am well into that “fading beauty” stage of life, it intrigued me to try and make something beautiful out of something that was aging.
Looking back I think perhaps I should have continued to explore this looser painting style and this palette. Perhaps I will be able to do that now that I have a fresh perspective on things. 🙂
My daughter and I were going to write a book together, she being the storyteller and me being the illustrator. Well, as things turned out I illustrated, and she was not happy with her story, so I made an attempt to write a children’s book to be enjoyed by the very young….
My little grand-daughter LOVES this book and I bought her a little stuffed animal puppy to match…
I thought lots of little children would enjoy this book, so I’m going to GIVEAWAY a very limited addition copy of this book for my fourth giveaway in November. If you have a toddler, or grandchild, or niece or nephew, or a little friend who would enjoy a cute little book about a cute little puppy just leave a comment to win this sweet book.
Also, I’m giving a 20% discount in my Etsy Shop until December 1st. This includes my 2017 calendar, my note cards and original paintings. Just use the coupon code BEGIVING20 at checkout.
Thank you all so very much for all your encouragement this year. 🙂