Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Tea Cup Transformation

We love our oversize teacup that graces our herb gardens.   It was purchased at auction in 2005 when a beloved local amusement park, (Williams Grove) shuttered its doors.










The cheerful yellows and oranges and reds had been showing their age but it is difficult to find a "tea cup painter".





Finally!  A friend of sister Marj came through.  Marj lives in the beautiful town of Jim Thorpe, PA. 
Jim Thorpe has become a mini artists colony of sorts and she introduced us to her friend David.









We were lucky that this Regional Pennsylvania Artist,  David Watkins Price  was willing to travel from Jim Thorpe.  He spent two days working his artistic magic on our special tea cup.






We gave him complete reign on design and colors.  He was to paint what inspired him.  We loved it at this point, but when he finished it off with the veins and the lace on the inside of the cup we were thrilled. 
Thank you to David Watkins Price, talented painter and author.  His most recent book of poetry (available as an E-book on Amazon) is Voices of the Hollow Maze

6 comments:

Bernideen said...

That is perfect for you!

Marilyn said...

Yes, perfection! Love the colors he chose. How fun!

April Grinaway said...

So cool!

Steph said...

I want to sit in it!

lemonverbenalady said...

I think I will sit in it next time I'm in Mechanicsburg! Looks very colorful as it should! xo

Linda @ Friendship Tea said...

What an exciting and beautiful transformation of this special teacup!