Big birthday swirls 'n cheers. / by debbie rich

Well happy birthday to me! I am pretty darn pleased with how this painting is emerging. Huzzah. Stayed away from it for a few months, partly because I've been busy and partly because I needed time to rethink the thick dark lines that poured initially from my brush. Going through the entire tree and painting thicker fills over the outlines. Here's the way it looked in late December.