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Thursday, June 19, 2008



1st stage of "Glory Dance"

This is the painting I am currently working on.

As you can see I have only put a portion of the trees in. As I paint more trees I will continue to add butterflies. The butterflies will only be in the light. I want them to appear as if they are performing a glorious dance in the light.

I will probably darken the right side of the painting, and add depth over all to the painting by adding some sort of greenery or something... in between the trees. I had thought about adding a rose in the lower part of my painting, but I am unsure if that will happen. Sometimes a painting takes on a message all on its own. I think this is one of those times.

When I paint, I just let the painting tell me what it needs. I go into my own little zone where there is nothing but the picture and me. :)

I will continue to show you the progress as I paint.



(Please continue to pray for my sister. I explain more regarding her situation in the post below.)

15 comments:

Mimi said...

Tracy,
I just love it when you post the progression of your paintings..I love to see how you are able to make all the changes as they go along...I would love to be able to paint myself...but since I do not have the talent...I live it through you!!!
I am praying for Stacy and her family as she deals with the situation with her son...
Mimi

Hopefulsl said...

Hey sis,
I love how its turning out. i can't wait for the finish touch. I'm sure its going to be just as beautiful as the rest of your art!!!
kisses & hugs to you.
Stacy

Tracy said...

Awww ty mimi, i am glad you enjoy seeing my work in progress. Ty for your prayers with my sister also. I know in my heart all will be fine with my nephew. God does work wonders, and one only has to believe and have faith in that.

Stacy :) i am glad you like my painting so far. It has taken on a life all on its own, and truthfully I am anxious also to see what the finished product will be like!

Hugssssss

Mary said...

Tracy your paintings are spectacular and I can't wait for this one to be finished, what a gift you have..Mary

Tracy said...

Awww ty Mary. :) Blessings to you!

Wanda's Wings said...

It looks like it is going to be a beautiful picture. I will remember your sister in my prayers.

Tracy said...

Ty Wanda! I appreciate your prayers for my sister.

Awake In Rochester said...

Ah, very nice. I look forward to seeing the final painting.

Mike Golch said...

Tracy,this is a nice start of a painting,I look forward to see the finished one.
That's my story and I'm sticking to it.Big time Hugs and God's blessing headed your way!

Tamara said...

I love your paintings and I love that you share your works in progress. It is fascinating to watch it come together.

I am also praying for your sister and her son.

Tamara

Tracy said...

Awake, Mike, and Tamera ty! I hope you all will have a blessed weekend!

Blessings

Hope said...

Hi Tracy,
Thank you so much for stopping by to welcome me back. It's nice to meet you and I can already see that you're very talented too! I'm off to see more of your blog now and catch up with more friends.

Please stop by again soon!

Hugs,
Hope

'Tart said...

Hugs.:) Your painting is beautiful!:)
Tart

wolfbaby said...

I love how you show a painting in progress. It's so neat to be able to learn from how you do things. Hope everyone is doing ok.

keepers said...

we love this picture already so we can just imagine how we will feel when it is complete!

peace and blessings

keepers