A Touch of Joy

SK12213 Step 1

Don’t want to hassle with huge crowds and messy weather??? Jack and I invite you to Christmas shop with us on eBay from the comfort of your own home. For those of you who have been asking for a piece that is a little larger than the 6″ x 6″ EMBRYOS I normally post on eBay here it is.

To go directly to the auction for A Touch of Joy CLICK HERE.

SK12213 Step 2

In Feng Shui Red is a fire element, the color of warmth, excitement and passion. Red is also traditionally associated with joy, good luck and fortune. So after painting the soft adobe walls I start work on the Red Door! Let’s bring all those good things to this piece.

SK12213 Step 3

I think these wrought iron hinges and door latch are so cool. We photographed them years ago in Santa Fe.

SK12213 Step 4

AND….. make sure to check out the heart made by the two little doves on the wall tile!

SK12213 Step 5

Trumpet Vine cascades down, draping the wall with rich color. The ceramic container is now painted with mixtures of Pthalo Turquoise Blue + a tiny touch of Viridian Green + White.

SK12213 Step 6

I choose to plant Sunflowers in the container because they look so vibrant next to the red door. Besides they make a really nice combination with the azure pot. The long, strap-like foliage of the Daylilies has been painted. In this step I come back and carefully “Lay” the thick brushwork of the blossoms on top of the leaves. I don’t want to pick up any of the green on my brush, it would muddy the flower color.

SK12213 A Touch of Joy 10x10A Touch of Joy   10″ x 10″   Original Oil Painting

If you’ve followed my work very long you know I absolutely love Red Doors. A Red Door makes such a happy and welcoming entrance. Add bunches of flowers and the setting becomes touched with joy. Christmas is right around the corner. Here’s your opportunity to bring A Touch of Joy into your life or that of someone you love.

SK12213 A Touch of Joy 10x10 with tape

This EMBRYO measures 10″ x 10″, it’s larger than the ones I usually do for eBay. You don’t have to worry about framing A Touch of Joy. It’s painted on a cradled panel with finished sides, ready to hang on your wall.

An original oil painting this size normally retails in our galleries for $490. To make it more FUN we are starting the bid at 1 Cent. That’s right, ONLY A PENNY. But don’t linger, the auction ends Sunday Evening December 8, at 8 PM Texas (Central) Time.

CLICK HERE to go to the auction

HAPPY BIDDING!

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