Thursday, March 22

Celebrity gifting: Drew Barrymore




It took me awhile to intuit the pieces I wanted to paint for Drew Barrymore. At first I thought I would use her quotes posted on imdb.com to create an alchemy painting. Remember that project? I swear I will finish it one of these days.

I made the first washes and abandon the project. Something didn't feel right.

The next day a package came in the mail. The contents were driftwood my dad had collected this past summer in Italy. 

The rest is history. 

My little soul shouted "Yes!" when I paired this glass float next to this piece of driftwood. It reminded me of wings -- opening. 

This is special work. Usually when I paint I do not know where the piece will land. It is a fascinating process to paint for celebrities that I've only admired from afar. 

This life is a dream coming true. I'm so happy it is mine.

Wishing you all the magic a day of two's offers....Happy 22nd of March!

11 comments:

  1. love that bent driftwood!and the globe has that mystical look.

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    1. Big fan of all things 'mystic.' Thanks Chris!

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  2. ...I love your work... how are you ever really sure that your gifts are received by the intended recipients?

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    1. Aww- thank you! I'm a part of The Artisan Group who creates these wonderful opportunities for artist's. The women that run this group are on point and 100% awesome. A lot of the members who gift celebrities through this group get mentioned via the celebs through social media, etc. Exciting stuff!

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  3. If I know Ms Drew at all, and I DO, I DO*, she will love them.

    *ok, that may just be in my head. But I could have sworn we were besties.

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  4. Julianna you make me smile! Thank you for your encouragement. I'm sure you guys were besties in a past life or something like that : ) xo

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  5. Super original and I have a nice feeling that Drew is going to love your gifts!

    Joyflower
    Joysilk.blogspot.com

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  6. drew is a fortunate girl to be recieving some of your amazing work. They look incredible! I love that you found these two pieces floating next to each other!

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