ginormous...

ok...to most artist maybe a 4' x 6' is not "ginormous"...but to me it is. but...with that said, i'm loving it!!! i have been wanting to paint a little larger, so i just jumped right in with both feet.  today i finished up the background and will move onto the dogwood bloom next.  i have already laid in shadows and some initial color so it's time for details.

i'm having so much fun with this large piece!! i had planned on  painting an evergreen clematis bloom that i shot early spring but stayed with the dogwood blooms.

as much as i have enjoyed working on a large painting, i think i will move to a smaller one next to break things up.  I feel like i'm not getting enough done as it takes much longer to work the large pieces!!  yes,..always to hard on myself...i'm working on it!! baby steps.