Today was my very last day of classes for the fall term. No more until after Christmas break. I still have final exams next week, but I decided to indulge in an evening without study, just me and art.
I’ve been wanting to redecorate my door for a long time. We’re allowed to paint them, if we fill out paperwork, and I didn’t like the current paint on my door. It was a depressing shade of forest green with messy purple fleur-de-lis. Apparently the previous occupant of my room was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and the fleur-de-lis is one of their symbols. Since I’m not in a sorority and I didn’t like the current color scheme, I’ve been waiting for an opportunity to repaint my door. Tonight was the night.
As you can see, it’s still in progress. I’m too much of a perfectionist to leave it in this early stage. I spent probably about three hours tonight priming the back white, painting the green background, and beginning the petals. It’s a Stargazer lily (I love lilies). I’m using acrylic paints. Hopefully I’ll be able to finish the door this weekend. Until then the remaining hours before bed will be spent working on my figure drawing final some more.