59 Words – Painting 26: SERENDIPITY


6″ X 6″ – acrylics on panel

word inspiration from Roger Wedegis (Thanks Roger)

At times, things just happen.  Dictionary.com defines serendipity as: an aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident. This painting is named Serendipity because it just didn’t grab me and I was about to paint over it.

Instead of painting over it, I decided to put some soft leveling gel it just to see what would happen.  I had been meaning to test out the leveling gel for some time. Since this painting was a goner as far as I was concerned,  I decided to experiment.  I applied the gel and was disappointed.  It covered the painting in a dull milky film.

I put it aside to dry and forgot about it. Then, the following day, Sheila said, “Wow, I really like that one.”

I turned around to see what she was looking at and discovered that my painting had resurrected itself.  My eyes met vibrant colors and the mysterious blending of them.  So.. here it is…. a painting saved by soft leveling gel…. a desirable discovery made by accident for sure.

Have a great day.

About loubelcher

I'm a freelance artist and writer. I enjoy anything whimsical and my art and writing generally concentrate on the lighter side of life.
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7 Responses to 59 Words – Painting 26: SERENDIPITY

  1. swedegis says:

    Love how it came out!!!

  2. cecilia07 says:

    Gorgeous soothing and calming painting perfectly named too
    Hugs madi and Mom

  3. Marg says:

    That is terrific, especially since it took a while to work. Great discovery. Thanks so much for your nice birthday wishes for me.Take care.

  4. Gosh a perfect title for a perfect outcome. It was meant to be. Have a tremendous Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

  5. Sparkle says:

    I love the story behind this painting – and serendipity is one of my human’s favorite words!

  6. Very nice! The colors are great!

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