October 04, 2006

Velvet...

As most of you know I love to collect velvet paintings...

I saw a thing on tv a while back about The Velveteria Museum in Portland and they interviewed a woman named Juanita who works in velvet...

I just had to track her down. Why??
I wanted to commission her to do a painting for me. Well today it arrived!!

Gerry had no idea what it was I needed some money for... I just told him it was something good, so he was VERY excited when he opened the package.And found this amazing painting of our family. HOW FREAKING AMAZING IS THIS?? I got goosebumps when I saw it...
The detail is so fantastic and Juanita used sparkles to highlight everything... oh dear. My photos do not do this painting justice.
JUANITA! You are rad!! I love it.

12 comments:

Karen said...

A velvet Fergus!!!! Not even a velvet Elvis could be cooler than that. She does amazing work Sarah!

Carol said...

That is absolutely fabulous!!!

Yaniv said...

I need to go to Portland now, notwithstanding living in a far remote place within the U.S.

These paintings are terrific.

Heather said...

You are TOO adorable. I can't say I've ever been a fan of the velvet art medium, but your enthusiasm is positively contagious.

Michelle said...

awesome! love the painting!

kinziephoto said...

oh THAT is the best ever! heheh

Christina said...

i used to live 2 blocks from that place!
i didn't know they can do custom stuff!

Carrie™ said...

Oh that is too cool! What a cool thing to have. Enjoy it Sarah.

Autumn said...

that is soooo cute.
i totally need to get one!

Leigh said...

that is AWESOME!!
if i ever get my friend to give me her velvet painting of the Sad Inuit, it's yours!!

Leigh said...

that is AWESOME!!
if i ever get my friend to give me her velvet painting of the Sad Inuit, it's yours!!

KleoPatra said...

Wow, that is SO amazing.