Debra’s Heaven on Earth (16×20 oil on canvas, formerly Untitled 0.1.1) – Commissioned

It began with some instant messages on Facebook.

“I’m drawn to the abstract… it reminds me of the ocean for some reason…”

From there, we continued the conversation over email and it was soon that there was a specific painting project that was needing to be completed.

It all started from this picture.

Original Photo
Original Photo

Debra and I shared some emails to discuss final painting size, her connection to this photo and the timing to complete.

To say I was and am honored to work on this piece is a serious understatement.

Setting up the composition and colors.
Setting up the composition and colors.
Debra's Heaven on Earth, 16x20 oil on canvas, 2014
Debra’s Heaven on Earth, 16×20 oil on canvas, 2014
Cropped Untitled 0.1.1
Cropped view of dock
Debbie and Noel
Debra and Noel on location. Brings me joy to see these smiles

Update: Debra has received her painting!

She posted this on Facebook after receiving. Very, very touching.

Screen Shot 2014-07-31 at 8.49.57 AM Screen Shot 2014-07-31 at 8.50.27 AM

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