Leaves and Spiders! Trying out something new and more abstract. This painting will still be tree-like, as you’ll see soon . . . Adding more ‘leaves’ Still more ‘leaves’. This is quite experimental, still not sure where it will land up at this stage . . . Got some reference photos for branches, and will use those as inspiration. Stay tuned! Started adding some branches. Still not sure how this painting will turn out! I like the branches but they are too dark and need to be softened. Finished! I wanted the feeling of light through the branches. Whisper’s Embrace, Mixed media painting by Holly Van Hart, 48 x 48 inches. This painting is sold, but you can see the latest available paintings here. To see more pics and articles on ‘What Inspired This Painting?’, click here. Sharing is caring!SharePin Check these out too Why do we love birch trees so much? Do you love birch and aspen trees as much as I do? These days, I'm… Woodland Symphony You know that sense of grandeur we get when surrounded by a beautiful forest? That's… Birch Trees in the Fall In the heat of the summer, I was dreaming about the crisp fall days of… Featured on cover of Denver Life Magazine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqWBTwK4jWo So excited to open a special envelope . . . it contains my forest… Circling of the Seasons Hi there! Here's one of my latest forest paintings (and the first one completed in… Sweet Escape We all need to escape sometimes!