Introducing leggings. You’ll never run out of inspiration.

Okay…I have to admit this is not an original scene of mine…
I found this pic on an old postcard and it just called out to me to recreate it.
Reminds me of my parents. (Roz & Ralph… (RIP)
When I was a young keiki they would be “steppin’ out” on Saturday Night
It was in B&W so I had no idea where to start with colors.
36×48 acrylic on stretched canvas.
“credit to anonymous artist for the inspiration”
I sincerely hope I did not cross any artistic lines.

acrylic on canvas

Bringing Aloha to The Valley of The Sun…..

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  • Judi Taylor
    Judi Tayloralmost 7 years ago

    Ballroom dancing … my parents however, they learned to square dance … I can still hear them “swinging” their partners in paradise! I am sure there is dancing in heaven and everyone is so light on their feet!!!! Light as feathers.

  • somehow I knew you had a story…mahalo for sharing..
    My parents spent their retirement years in New Mexico and took up square dance as well. They loved it. Perhaps they are do si do-ing together…
    I taught square dance as one of my activities when I was teaching PHys. Ed. Oh what fun!!
    aloha ya’ll

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • wendyL
    wendyLalmost 7 years ago

    I don’t know what I love more…the history, or the piece itself! Great stuff KJ!

  • mahalo wendy

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • wendyL
    wendyLalmost 7 years ago

    most welcome and deserved! Sometimes it pays to break out the old pics!!!!

  • cherokee
    cherokeealmost 7 years ago

    Lovely story,lovely painting,now come on you all take your partners,….):):)

  • ha

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillalmost 7 years ago

    Fantastic artwork, great colours and wonderful imagery, great tribute to your Mom and Dad

  • mahalo Hilary

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsalmost 7 years ago

    I can remember as a young boy dancing with my mom. I was in PJ’s and she was in an evening gown. My dad (in his white dinner jacket) was usually taking home movies. Like someone else has already stated – great image-great story.

  • Don’t you wish they had tri-pods back then… My dad is missing in all the old movies…as I am just a voice in my boys old movies.

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • JoanIreland1970
    JoanIreland1970almost 7 years ago

    well done. can u teach my son to dance? lol He will have prom next year. :)

  • tell him he just needs to sway to the rhythm… I don’ t do this new stuff anyway.. Foxtrott and Frugg for me

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • Els Steutel
    Els Steutelalmost 7 years ago

    love that purple dress!! You did a great job with the colours!!

  • mahalo Els glad you approve

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • Estelle O'Brien
    Estelle O'Brienalmost 7 years ago

    I just can’t picture you square dancing! You’ve done a great job with this…it’s very sort of vougueish (if there’s any such word) -I’m sure the anonymous artists would be pleased.

  • There are probably many thing youjust can’t picture me doing…Remember I taught Phys Ed. for over 30 years…
    Mahalo ya’ll

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

  • RLHall
    RLHallalmost 7 years ago

    Very nice image, my boyfriend and I took ballroom dancing lessons – it’s fun!

  • mahalo…gotta love that!!!!!!

    – WhiteDove Studio kj gordon

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