GARDEN PARTY DEMO
12" x 12" Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas
I was invited to paint during a garden party at a lovely home in Southlake, Texas.
The Arts League, which is an arm of The Arts Council of Northeast Tarrant County
sponsored the garden party along with a fundraiser silent auction including a variety
of donated baskets filled with wonderful items.
The funds raised are going to a summer art program for children.
During the first half, guests had refreshments,
visited and listened to a string quartet play beautiful music
while they bid on the silent auction items. During this time I painted the
floral above while some of the ladies watched. I donated the painting to the
auction and at the end of the party the painting was auctioned off in a live auction. It went to
the highest bidder for $350.
What fun it was painting in such pretty surroundings while violins played in the background.
6" x 6"
Acrylic on Canvas
The painting of the this single Gerber Daisy was done from the centerpiece
of flowers on the serving table at the Garden Party.
I gave it to the hostess who had graciously offered her home for the party.
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