Step by step inspire your heart

January 31, 2017  •  1 Comment

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Step by step the longest march

Can be won can be won

Many stones can form an arch

Singly none singly none

(traditional / Pete Seeger)


This old song was going through my head yesterday, and as I sat with eyes closed I saw a vivid field of bright colors, overlaid with darkness but with lines and shapes scraped away to reveal the hues underneath - much like the way we used to scrape away the top layer of a crayon drawing when we were kids.  So up at the crack of dawn this morning, with the song and the image still in my head (and no idea why I would associate one with the other), this was the result.  It took on a different feel as it came together - I wanted the dark layer to have a beautiful feel and texture, with a sense of all the color underneath on the verge of bursting through.  Somehow it became a flag, and then a flag with stars overflowing.  Sometimes, you’ve just gotta make art!  And it’s only fitting, after all, since today is “Inspire Your Heart With Art” day.


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1.Carol Leigh(non-registered)
Yup, a field of happy stars. Made me smile.
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