geometric painting

A few weeks ago I did this geometric painting for a friend's bedroom. I was given the colors she wanted and a sort-of description of the inspiration painting with the instructions to "Do whatever. I trust you." Eek. Nothing freaks me out more than free reign. After a few failed attempts at knocking off the inspiration painting, I ditched it and did my own thing. I used a ruler to draw the geometric shape in pencil and then hand painted it in. 

I love it. It turned out better than I thought it would and it was hard to give this one away. It took hours upon hours to paint and I miss old Geo (I just named it). We spend so much time together, that painting and I, and it hurts to be apart. I hope you're enjoying your new home, Geo. Sniff.



  1. Wonderful! Very cool idea to use a ruler to draw in random geometric shapes. I'll have to share that tip with my 9 year old daughter - she loves to paint!

  2. I LOVE this! I might have to try to recreate it myself! Thanks for the idea.

  3. It's always hard to part with something you create that you love so much. You did an amazing job with this painting! Your friend is a lucky one. :)


  4. I love this so much I should marry it. Gorgeous!!


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