Lauren and I were so happy with our 65-70 degree weather last week, we thought the winter was over. We we wrong. It's cold again and we just want to stay inside all the time. Unfortunately, Molly, our dog doesn't agree with that, she insist on taking her walks no matter what.
I keep looking at this painting... it makes think of warm and sunny days, kids playing around, people walking or working in their gardens... it's good to know that spring is almost here.
I painted this from a photograph I took last Christmas while visiting Nicaragua. I like the way my nephew is so focused on inflating the balloon. I grayed down all the colors but kept the balloon bright and pure in color to intensify that feeling. He is holding and blowing into the balloon as if nothing else matters.
Thanks for looking!