“On Top of the World” 4×4 oil on canvas

Today I decided to bring back the bluebird that I erased in yesterday’s painting. I wasn’t sure where I was going with it (is that the theme of this month?), but I placed it in the center of the canvas rather than at the bottom, because I knew something else would be going on. 

Eventually I figured that thing would be circles, and I traced a starbucks lid to get the bottom one. The top, smaller, less perfect circle is all me. 

I don’t have much to say about the bird or the circles except that what I think I’ve been going for lately is connection.


All my paintings from the month will be available February 3 at the gallery and online February 6.



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Written by Denise Hopkins

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