Friday, May 18, 2012

New Work in Progress

It has been one crazy week, around here but I wanted to pop my head in for a moment just to say hello.  Remember the pictures from the Decatur Garden Tour I shared a while back?  Well, the only art I've had time to work on this week was sketching out a painting of one of my all time favorite gardens- Ryan Gainey.  We're lucky enough to have him right here in Decatur and he's always generous about sharing his space with the public.  Anyway, my new painting is from one of his vignettes.  Actually, probably my next one too- I LOVE his style!
 So here's what I have so far- you would not believe how it took to sketch out!

 And here's my reference:
If you look closely, you may notice that I made a few changes, I wanted more of the Clematis on the left showing and also, we'd just missed the roses blooming, so I changed the dead blooms to some of my Perle d'Or which I always enjoy painting :)
That's all for now, I'll try to get caught up on my blog visits tomorrow!
 I miss you guys!


craftattack said...

Have fun painting it, you have drawn it so well! Hugs, Valerie

Netty said...

wow its looking superb already. Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

Crystal said...

This is looking amazing...I can't wait to see it completed! :-)

An'Angelia Thompson said...

Ooooooo.......can't wait to see this one finished, Stephanie! :o)

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I actually CAN believe how long this took to get this far. So far, it is sensational. I look forward to seeing it progress over the next few weeks.