Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Watery delights

Hi Everyone,

  Continuing the story of the Faerie Glen painting image.

  On this step things begin to get really interesting. Here is where we left off:

 and here is where we are now:

 So in this phase the foreground is getting a lot of attention. I wanted to give the feeling that we are nestled down in the bank of Fairy Lantern flowers and that the glen is so shadowed that it feels a bit like twilight in here. I wanted light to be spilling out of the house on the right and blanketing and defining the path on this side of the bridge. And then all the reflected light in the water... that drove me nearly crazy! Next up, the flowers get their day!

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Welcome to the enchanted world of Environmental art and Faerie Houses sculptures created by Sally J Smith. Here you will find photos of the artist's unique art-forms and hear some of the stories from behind the scenes as she shares with you her creative process.