Original painting in pastel over watercolor underpainting by Kim Novak. ©2014 Kim Novak. All rights reserved.

Metamorphosis

Original painting in pastel over watercolor underpainting by Kim Novak. ©2014 Kim Novak. All rights reserved.
Metamorphosis

Pastel over Watercolor Underpainting

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24″ x 18″
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I first got the idea for this painting while I watched my uncle’s expression of awe and wonderment as he gazed, spellbound at the love of his life – my 100 year old aunt.  It was as if she was being transformed  before our eyes.  Every color of the rainbow seemed to transpire through the melting layers of her translucent flesh.  It was like witnessing a rebirth!  I was able to see her, through his eyes, become a rare and magical butterfly from their own secret garden…and as my eyes filled with their garden’s dew, the mystical being fluttered and flew.

~ Kim NovaK, Artist

 

2 thoughts on “Metamorphosis”

  1. I think your paintings are wonderful and have obviously allowed you to use your creativity in another way. I was a big fan of yours and actually met you. I was in high school dating Stanley Jafee whose father was Columbia pictures president. I was at their home in New Rochelle for dinner and so were you. It I was very happy to meet you.
    I do business in Oregon with the Ann Sacks Co. Next time I visit them I would love to maybe have lunch. Look at my creativity on my website. We design and manufacture a high end resin material into art pices that are functional for the hospitality Industry. You do not have to put flowers in our vases.
    Again your work is exceptional and happy you are healthy and happy.
    Best,
    Barbara Kling
    [email protected]

  2. This painting brought me to tears. My grandmother just died this week and we have said she was like a butterfly.

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