8″x10″ mixed media painting on wood. The sides are 1.5″ deep and are red.
This is a painting on Scarlett’s in-door shoes for pre-kindergarten last year. They don’t fit her anymore and as I was putting them into a bag for charity, I found myself resisting. These funny little shoes were on her feet all year but to me they were unfamiliar. Rather than keep the shoes, I decided to do a painting of them. In memory of her first days of independence, her first days of learning and being apart from her Mamma ‘s watchful eye.
I love this little kitten so much. I can’t believe in a few weeks she will be in kindergarten for real … AND Imogen, grade three! Crazy.
Can you capture a moment in time by painting a thing that represents that time? Maybe just a little taste of that moment. Just a little nibble.
I guess, that will have to be enough.