Here is the finished painting, so glad I kept the rose madder background. Lilly and her family loved the painting.
Inspiration is a funny thing it hides from you. The more you run from it the harder it is to find. I have found the voice of the creative spirit in me through stillness. A wild episode of colour painted and then wiped off the canvas surface leaving a stain of rose madder and other hues. Two days later, scrolling through my phone i see photos of a friends daughter, the small voice inside calls me to paint a portrait on my rose background. ~