Boca Wall Cherubs, 8x10" oil, ©Diane Mannion
Boca Grande Wall Ornaments
Started on location Memorial Day weekend. Painted from the back of my car under the shade of the hatchback and everything was honky-dory until a huge, shiny SUV parked right in front of me. Didn't block my view but the glare from it's back window shot sun darts into my eyes every time I looked up. Had my sunhat pulled down over my nose.
Cut the session short and was ready to wipe it out when I got back home. My husband liked something about it, so I finished in the studio. Glad I did.
Disappearing time, so many of these old places are bull-dozed for new mega mansions. At one time these cherubs must have been the height of fashion and good taste. I like how the dying leaf says it all.