A Whole New View Oil on canvas 8 x 8
After school yesterday my daughter and I stopped in DD.... a pit stop before our journey home. I order a hazelnut decaf and she order a strawberry frosted donut ( her favorite)... I said to the girl behind the count, “ make that two donuts, please”. With a puzzled look on her face, my daughter said “Is the second one for me too? ” I smiled at her, shook my head no and whispered in her ear ..“No, I want to paint it”. She smiled, just shook her head... and said... “that’s my mom...everything’s a painting to her.”
It took a few days to painting this still life giving the donut a chance “to stiffen up” and “stand on it’s own”... but the strawberry glaze never lost is glow and the sprinkle stayed in tacked. I loved the view from inside the donut whole...
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