Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows

I have a vase of artificial white roses in my hall – I’m not really a fan of artificial flowers but these were long stemmed and elegant with a papery randomness about their petals.

Occasionally – and I haven’t worked out how to predict it – a shaft of light comes from between the trees outside and casts this poignant shadow across the wall. It is so beautiful and unexpected and only lasts a short time. It’s like being allowed into a magical world for a moment and then just as quickly, it’s gone.

6 thoughts on “Whispering Shadows

    1. Thank you so much Rebecca! I use acrylics or oils & more recently oil & cold wax. This painting was acrylics, quite a challenge to get the graduations especially as I like to use the paint quite dry to get that pastel kind of look of layering. I love colour & mixing different tones of the same colour so I can get those graduations with acrylics.

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