Sunday, January 10, 2016

Sunny Ways - The Steps

The Steps - oil on panel - 9x12
The sunshine wasn't on these steps in my photo reference. I made it up, which was fun.  I'm happy with the way it turned out, because I was a little nervous about doing it. I sort of feel that steps and doorways can have a feeling of 'promise', or at least they do when the sun spills across them. I've been told that a proposal happened on these steps, which to me was all the more reason to create a mood of hope and optimism.  I've been happily married for 38 years, so I'm a believer in one story, one love, one dream.


  1. Well constructed Sally. Love the story of the proposal, and your own happy story!

  2. Wow, Sally, great story and a really beautiful painting. I love how you made up the light. Artistic license!

    1. hi Laurie,
      loved your little orange bird today. artistic license is where it's at, huh?


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