I {heart} U xx

This is a 20″ x 16″  (51cm x 40cm) canvas I painted for my daughter to hang in her bedroom. She’s been after a big canvas (or 3) in bright, funky colours for her room but I never managed to be in the right headspace to do it… till a few days ago. I saw a smaller canvas on Tammy’s blog which inspired me in its simplicity. She just used bright Neocolours and water and kept it very simple.

I painted a large canvas with blobs first and doodled and drew and toned, etc. till I had lots of flowers in bold colours. It was too busy for Amber, but I had another idea and used “boxes” for hers, keeping it less cluttered, with more white spaces.

"I heart U"

A little closer…

And again…

And the best bit? She likes it… 🙂

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9 Comments

  1. I’m sure she’ll love it, it’s fabulous. If by any chance she doesn’t like it you could send it to me, it’s my birthday today! Sam x

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  2. billiescraftroom

     /  February 21, 2011

    Hi Rosie

    Love the shading, nice job.

    best wishes

    Billie x

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  3. pat

     /  February 21, 2011

    So Do I. love it. Pat xxxxxxxxxxxx

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  4. The dimensional look to the squares really makes this pop! It is so much fun exploring canvas with paint, so different than paper. And it’s icing on the cake that your daughter likes it!

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  5. I love it!!

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  6. Love it Rosie – I saw the piece that inspired you too – love your take on it – lucky daughter to have a Rosie original x

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  7. Wonderful artwork… love it!
    Heart shapes, my favorite.
    Such delicious colors too. :]

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