Today I was in the middle of an acupuncture session (for my allergies) and I was listening to the latest book I downloaded for my i-pod "The Secret Garden. " I am in love with the movie as well as the book and as I was laying on the table, resembling a well used pin cushion, an idea for a painting popped into my head.
The idea made me remember a really nice visit I took to The NY Botanical Rose Garden a couple of years ago, which you are seeing in these photos and of course, has now lead to this post on roses and my bright new idea for a painting.
I was actually planning so much of it out as I was laying there, a contemporary rose garden painting, perhaps with some birds flying about. After I'm done with the large canvas I'm working on now, I will give this idea a work out on canvas.
For now, the warm weather here in NY has inspired me to pick up and dust off a painting I have been neglecting for several weeks. It is finally done and now just needs to be hung on the wall and photographed. I'm also at the beginning stages of starting a very large canvas entitled "Stargazing" just to give you a little hint of what it might be about....for the rest though, you will have to wait for the photographs.