I started with a 36x36" art canvas which I got for 50% off at Joann's ($20), a handful of blue, green, white & brown acrylic paints I had on hand, and this inspiration from Ballard (Gold Swirls Abstract Print)...
I wanted this to be more blue than the Ballard one, and Becky wanted me to add the cross design. My dots are more heavy-handed and my shapes are a less vine-like, but overall I think the effect is still quite nice. And it was $230 cheaper than the original, so she's pretty happy with that!
The art really fills up the space and adds a punch of color above the bed, while also picking up the wall color. We're working on the rest of her bedroom too - the windows are done and such a huge change. As soon as I get her chair painted(!) I'll be showing you that side of the room.
Well, I'm no artist, but it was so fun to paint such a huge canvas that I have an itch to try another one. I just don't really have anywhere in my house for such a masterpiece. Anyone want to commission my next work?