Thursday, June 20, 2019

Inspiration From Everyday Life

"The MOST important source of inspiration for painting
ideas is our own lives... and what we like the most."
~ Jack Dickerson

Look at this 36" live flower beauty Jerry saved from the trash and brought home
for me to photograph, sketch and paint!  

"One need not travel the world for inspiration.
If one is receptive it meets them half way, everyday."
~ Sandy Sandy

This Sketch is done in my Field Watercolor Journal from the photo I posted above.

"When you do a sketch from life or a photo, don't be
afraid to move things around, use your imagination
and employ some artistic license!" 
~ Sandy Sandy

  This is why people throw out fresh flower wreaths .... They just don't last 🤔 But, I made use of the best looking blooms of these short stemmed beauties and made up several bowl arrangements,
which I photographed and will draw and paint. 

"Opportunity is missed by many people because it is
dressed in overalls and looks like hard work."
~ Unknown

Keeping them safe from flower loving cats in the bathtub. 

Artists - Please feel free to use these as painting reference. 
Stay Inspired My Friends!
X ♥  O


  1. Sandy I adore the sketch you did from this saved wreath. What a super idea to share. Hope you have lots more fun sketches with the left over flowers. Have a great weekend.

    1. Thanks for your nice comment Debbie! Best wishes to you.

  2. As always, thanks so much for your support and comments! Wishing you health and happiness my friend!


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