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commission piece

October 3, 2011

i finally finished my commission piece that has been sitting in the background of my videos forever. i have been working on it for over six months. yikes! it is a piece for my friend’s home. it really took me forever to create. creating a piece that fits a person, goes in their home and stays within your own style… wow, that is very difficult!!! might truly be the most difficult piece i have ever created. but i wasn’t willing to compromise and just make a mediocre painting. i fought with it forever, trust me. and i am so glad that i did. i love the end product and i hope she does too.

i loved making a painting for someone that i knew so well. i embedded the words to a song that is very close to her heart in the painting. i also stuck the number 19 for her anniversary. it was so much fun adding these little surprises for her.

i am going to deliver the painting to her this afternoon, but i just couldn’t wait to show you. it’s a huge painting but i wish you could see it close up. there are so many fun texture details.

mixed media collage flower painting

commission piece

mixed media flower painting

close up

mixed media painting flower

another close up

mixed media flower painting

yet another close up

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. October 3, 2011 1:00 pm

    Love it!!!
    It’s a really cool piece. It combines edgy, bold with the softness of the flower.

  2. October 3, 2011 1:50 pm

    absolutely beautiful, Wendy!
    a masterpiece is worth waiting for~

  3. joanne permalink
    October 4, 2011 3:21 am

    That is so pretty.I love art that has meaning in it.Your friend will love it.

  4. October 4, 2011 11:02 pm

    Good for you – I can totally relate. I have a commission request too from last year, and I just struggle so much with trying to develop a concept that suits them and that I think they will love. Really they just want to collect/support their friends’ art, so I shouldn’t worry so much. Your finished piece has great composition and unity.

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