And The Winner Is....

10:02 AM

...well, before we get to that, some of you mentioned wanting a larger peek. Since Blogger now limits the view size of the art, I thought I'd post a couple of peeks of different sections of Nature's Classroom.

Detailed View of Nature's Classroom
© Laure Ferlita
I noted that there was a bit of commentary on the amount of detail that I've included in this piece of work. Left to my own devices, I would paint details to the point of ad nauseam. Like most things I have found that I need to strike a balance between my need for details with other pieces that are fast and leave a lot to the imagination.
A detailed view of Nature's Classroom
© Laure Ferlita
The really nice thing about this painting is that when I found myself craving the detail work, I could work on this piece to satisfy that obsession while continuing to do quick sketch work in my journal. When you are as attracted to (obsessed with?) details as I am, it takes time to learn that not all artwork needs to be detailed.

It comes down to what I'm trying to say in the work or a feeling I'm trying to evoke. Sometimes less is more. Sometimes, more is more. Learning to "see" what works best takes time end lots of experimentation not to mention practice!

Without further delay, our winner is....rrARTz! Congratulations, Randi! 
Send me an email with the address of where you'd like the print mailed.

For those of you that are interested, you can purchase a copy of the print below using the PayPal button. Prints will be available on the blog at a price of $24.99 USD plus $5.00 shipping in the US for the next 7 days.


After that, the print will be moved to Etsy and will be $34.99 USD plus $5.00 shipping.

As always, thanks so much for the kind words! You make my day and make me want to keep painting!!

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4 Painted Thought(s)

  1. Congratulations Randi! Thanks for the closer views - it is a gorgeous piece. I like what you said about painting details too.

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  2. oh my gosh... no way! i am so excited. i have never won anything before and sunday is my birthday! thanks so much laure! i am so excited to hang this on my inspiration wall! i LOVE this painting!!!!

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  3. it arrived! thank you so much laure, it's beautiful!!!!

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  4. ...your print arrived the other day. It's even more amazing in person. It's so inspiring. I love all the hidden details.

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