A Fortunate Encouter

 

One year, the florist at my town’s annual holiday fair had just designed a new bouquet. Well, I obviously fell in love with it, and then proceeded to take (just) a couple hundred photographs in order to paint it later...

Only for tragedy to strike as soon as I got home - none of my pictures had turned out well! So, with a tearful goodbye, I dropped the idea.

But the story wasn’t finished! A week later, I was delivering a custom order and when I approached the house, what did I see? The bouquet!!! Sitting right there on the doorstep, beautifully backdropped by a typical New England home. So I obviously asked to take pictures, and merrily went home to start the process over again.

Also here’s a little fun fact about the making of this work: for the collage I had decided to use this very thick paper for the stairs. I literally imbibed the paper with glue to make it stay on the canvas, and it took more than 2 weeks to dry. I honestly thought it might never happen!

But back to the original story. Have you ever picked up a forgotten idea from the most unexpected place?

 

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TitleA Fortunate Encouter
Year2016
Size11"x14"
MediaCollage and Oil paint on Canvas
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One year, the florist at my town’s
annual holiday fair had just designed ...
... read the story behind the painting ...
TitleA Fortunate Encouter
Year2016
Size11"x14"
MediaCollage and Oil paint on Canvas
Contact me to purchase the original at marion@marionsworkshop.com
Select Print Size
Free Shipping in the USA
Free local delivery also available

Prints Description

  • THIS IS A PRINT ON PAPER
  • NOT AN ORIGINAL PAINTING
  • IT COMES ROLLED ON A TUBE
  • YOU WILL NEED TO FRAME IT
  • FRAME IS NOT INCLUDED

Limited edition prints of 100
from my original paintings.

PRINTS ARE NUMBERED
SIGNED AND DATED
... read more ...

A Fortunate Encouter

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Last Update 2018-11-13
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without
express written permission of Marion's Workshop is prohibited.
marion@marionsworkshop.com