“Here for all of it” 6×6, oil on canvas
I painted those flowers on day 3 because the first two attempts at other subjects were a disaster, and I somehow find flowers to be reliable (you can check out my reel below if you are interested in the part of instagram that celebrates rather than conceals imperfection). I also knew I wanted them to work their way into a painting that was about more than just them. So while day 3 took several tries before I got it, that struggle produced a fluid, peaceful day 4.
Behold day 4. Where ideas are still churning. Some blossoming, some wilting. But staying steady. Staying (relatively) focused, hopeful, undeniably unsure.
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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