This is my 965th post! Daily Art- New Work- Dreaming Summer

“Dreaming Summer” by Heather Brown Truman
Full painting

“Dreaming Summer” by Heather Brown Truman
Close up

“Dreaming Summer” by Heather Brown Truman
Close up

“Dreaming Summer” by Heather Brown Truman
Close up

“Dreaming Summer” by Heather Brown Truman

“Dreaming Summer” from the Choir Series #10

18″ x 24″

Original Oil Painting

Finished Sides, ready to hang

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Here is the quote that helped the work along:

I paint not by sight but by faith. Faith gives you sight.

~Amos Ferguson


This work took some time to tell me when she was ready to be finished. Small details is all she asked for and that’s what I gave her. The textures in the background and the green foreground are subtle, but vital to the energy of the work. Her wings are stilling themselves from her flight so are slightly blurred. Her gown brings the fiery reds and deep oranges of the “anything is possible” of an Indian Summer. She smells of fresh cut grass, sunshine on the lavender fields and the earthy dust of opportunity.

She reminds me that this is not the time to trap myself within virtue. I do not need to be caught on the treadmill of doing what is “right”, I must release my expectations of what I am learning, and allow the growth to happen. Transition isn’t supposed to feel good, or none of us would ever make it through it at all. I am what I am, I am doing what I need to be doing, and the Universe will provide the necessary synchronicities to happen as I continue my act of spiritual faith in myself and the greater power of the Original Creator, faith that I can channel that creative energy, faith that I can use it for good in my life and in every life I may touch, or know; faith in the love for every living thing. I accept what I am asking for, I will work hard, remain true to myself and look no gift horse in the mouth.

So be it.

May your day be filed with turquoise possibilities and golden opportunities.


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  1. Ivan Chan
    March 22, 2008

    Beautiful! I love the simplicity and complexity of this piece, and especially the blue wings. The figure stands strongly, and it’s a pleasure to see.

    Take care,


  2. Vikki North
    May 22, 2008

    I love your fairy paintings. They are so soothing and comfortable. This is a wonderful piece and so applicable to the upcoming season. The warm summer tones and soft greens say quiet summer days. I’m always amazed how you manage to walk that fine line between naturalism and abstraction. Beautiful work.


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