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Gia Whitlock


Gia Whitlock

Lately I am painting in acrylic and collage just for the fun of it. I'm working with a local florist to capture their arrangements. While my aim is to accurately and creatively render these blooms, they often change dramatically, sometimes wilting and withering before I can finish the painting.

Thus, I am left with nothing but my memory of how they once flourished. I sometimes compare this process to "cheating death." The result, in my opinion, is a painting that many can live with and enjoy in a variety of settings.

Acrylic | Collage
Community: SE Portland
Studio Number: 68
Facebook: Square Inch Arts
Instagram: Gia Whitlock