Once upon a time, several years ago, a friend of ours was just starting out in the photography business. She was building her portfolio and so took a slew of wonderful photos of our family–the first we had had one since Rach was a baby. Those photos remain the only photos of our whole family we have, and are still favorites. (Two of them are under children on her site–one of Rach alone and one of the girls together.)
She took one of my all time favorite shots of my girls–one that captures them right down to the toes, literally. You can see it in the top left corner. For some time I have wanted to do a painting of it, I have tried several times and couldn’t pull it off. (I could NOT do shoes at all.)
This time, however, it is coming together. I am so excited that I decided to share it before I finished it. 🙂 In fact, I am awfully tempted to leave Rachel’s shoes and legs unfinished. There is something fascinating about it in pencil though I think I will finish it.