I painted the canvas dark reddish-pink. Then I scraped gesso over the walls with a plastic motel key. Lastly, I “aged” the walls with some Titan Buff paint. I wanted the walls to look like old plaster.
The alligator has always had a dream of performing in a ballet. It looks like it was a huge success.
When I was growing up, I had two small paintings in my bedroom of young ballerinas. I am sure this influenced me.
In "Additional Images" is the girl who made the gator’s dreams come true. Sometimes it is nice to share the stage.
Gesso, acrylic paint, Silk's glaze, varnish on canvas.
11" x 14"
Shipping cost: $20.00
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly, aka Gator Girl, is lover of all things New Orleans. New Orleans is her muse. Wherever she looks she is struck visually and spiritually by her surroundings. Whether it is a Mardi Gras Indian in his dazzling suit, an alligator sunning herself along the bayou, or a quiet cemetery in the evening, New Orleans speaks to her heart.
When she paints she has two goals, to spread healing energy to the city and to spread the New Orleans attitude of love to the rest of the world.
Nancy Wolfe Kimberly is a New Orleans artist living and working in the Uptown neighborhood.
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