Thursday, January 20, 2011

Seeing RED!

This is what I have been working on for Cascade Aides Project.  Every year they have a huge art auction and I am going to submit this piece.  This is my first year applying so fingers crossed that I get in. Since I am so in love with New York City- it's a piece of people in the NYC subway.  I do love how they read while they wait.
Also I wanted to announce that I have become a red head!
I haven't been a redhead like this since college :) Happy Thursday! Creative thoughts your way. 

Oil on canvas with a gamar varnish! 

21 comments:

Michelle Brunner said...

Oh my goodness you look GREAT! Love your hair and that painting is fabulous! I have never had the guts to color my hair anything besides blonde...maybe someday...

Seriously love that painting though...very cool:)

Heartfire At Home said...

Oooh, fantastic painting and SERIOUSLY SUPER hair!! It's always nice to have a change, and when it looks that good you've gotta be happy!!

Linda. x

misslarissabree said...

oh my! thats awesome! Beautiful painting and hair!

teacup adventure said...

your hair looks great... I love making semi-drastic changes like that!

And the painting is great, from what I can see. I'd love to see a close up view as well!

stephanie said...

Love the hair! And that painting is amazing...I really love it. Good luck!

Mandy Crandell said...

Great painting! You look great with red hair!

Mo Pie, Please said...

I love the hair and the painting! You are so freaking talented!

red-handed said...

What a vibrant little piece. And the artwork's nice, too.

Angela said...

Cute hair!! I love changing my hair color/style so I always love when people just go for it with their hair :)

The painting- absolutely fabulous!! You are one talented girl!! Chicago over the Summer was my first big city/train experience. I thought it was interesting how many people read or listened to music as they waited.

the southern hostess said...

The painting is incredible and your hair looks so good!

Dave said...

The painting is wonderful...would love to see it up close. And the hair...red is your color!!

cindy said...

love that painting and wish you the best of luck! people read a lot on the subway to try to avoid eye contact with certain types and to stay awake! love yor red hair; you remind me of hayley from paramore!

Annie said...

that is gorgeous work, just beautiful! love the hair too!

jen said...

i love the painting...
i adore the hair...
good luck with the auction! it really is a great painting.

gretchenmist . . . {belinda} said...

good luck getting in ~ am sure you will! your painting is just excellent.
and your hair too, it looks great! something extremely cool about red hair, i have a big soft spot for it :)

Michelle said...

That is such a great painting...love the subject. And I LOVE your hair! My husband dared me once to color my hair red but I chickened out. :)

The Pen Thief said...

I love the pic!! I am sure it will make tons of money!

(I was also a redhead in college!!!)

kylee said...

looove your red hair. i just recently dyed mine with a little hint of red. wish i was brave enough to put more in it, but for now subtle red is good.

kat said...

Love the PAINTING and the hair! So fun! As a former New Yorker your painting took me right back to the subway...felt it, smelt it..just wow. I feel like I even know the bench where you found your inspiration. You really found a way to capture a very real part of NYC! Super cool.

Charlotte said...

Looks great Erika! I was once a redhead too.
http://www.cosmicadventure.com/g2/main.php?g2_itemId=18716

Tracey said...

Keeping my fingers crossed for you and that fantastic painting!! :)

I love your hair ... I'm trying to grow mine at the moment, but perhaps a new colour would be good too! :)