My New Leaf


I just took on a brand new project for Eric’s cousin.  She’s getting married in August and asked me to design her Save the Date cards.  I jumped at the chance to try something new.  She filled me in on her inspiration for the wedding and I started painting designs in my sketchbook.  This is what I came up with yesterday.

Disappointing, right?  I really like owls, but this seems more like it should be an announcement for a 50th anniversary party.  Today I’m going to try moving in a different direction.  I’m just starting to get the hang of this, so hopefully I can come up with something that is as young and stylish as the happy couple.  Pray for me…I need it!

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My name is Melody Martin. Check out my art blog, and learn all about the steps and techniques that go into oil paintings.
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4 Responses to My New Leaf

  1. arrynvogan says:

    hahahahahahahaha! I totally agree! I laughed so hard to read what you wrote. I do love owls too. I know you will refresh it! Your work is great! this is an excited new commission as well!

  2. Holly Niphakis says:

    I do indeed think the owls are cute…I love the seeming luminescence of the feathers, too…but nothing about owls says wedding, though maybe if the lady owl had a veil?
    hahaha…

  3. Danielle Hoet says:

    Melody – my parents are celebrating their 30th Anniversary next year and I love all things owls – because they “Hoet” – so can I purchase this reject to use for that event?

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