A Special Find-My Sweet Rose
John William Waterhouse
Had fast become one of my favorite artists and this painting of this woman drinking in the fragrance of
the lovely rose has capture my heart and my imagination.
I can completely understand the depth of emotion
I have shared with you before some of the other
Since discovering My Sweet Rose, I have been wanting to obtain a copy of this painting or to attempt to copy it – a version for myself.
I think I would very much love to still try this.
I was overjoyed last week while walking through
our local Goodwill to discover Waterhouse’s
hanging on a wall. I quickly approached it and
determined it to be mine!
The frame was a very inexpensive version – not
decorative at all. So when I returned home, I removed
the print and decided to paint the frame. I used
Anne Sloan’s Chalk Paint Provence blue as a base.
Then I brushed on 14k gold acrylic paint here and there to replicate a worn gilded frame. Afterwards I sprayed
lacquer to give it a finished look.
I think the colors pick up some of the beautiful colors
I could put her in our living room
I could put her in the green room
Which do you like?
But, where ever I place her, I know she will bring
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