Bleeding Hearts

Peach tone swatches

I set out to paint these flowers and nope it didn’t happen. Here’s why. I tried to replicate a reference photo. I ended up painting with the thoughts in my head rather than just painting with hands. Truth is I don’t care about paninting a perfectly perfect pear. I have seen that work on towels and ceramics at Anthropologie. It’s beautifuL.

painng pvals in shades of pink and orange

One afternoon I sat and painted. I took a flat brush and swiped left and right to make the oval shapes. I mixed up the colors. Everything from the shape to the color gives this a sporadically fun rhythm. I smiled when I needed it the most. I definitely want to paint more of these. Oh, this would be a cool way to do Easter eggs, triangles or hearts. I painted a beautiful butterfly. Well it’s halfway done.

The more you paint the more ideas just happen.

Thanks for reading! It’s almost Easter and I’m curious how others will be celebrating indoors. #hellomireya share photos with me.

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A visionary artist who paints blooms of optimism. She paints using watercolor, acrylic and fun tools like paper rolls. She's a tea drinker who's curious about everything in nature. Every day she creates and is her place where she learns to trust her ideas, create from her authenticity and documents her process because we are all artists.