Popping the Question (according to Jerram)

Earlier in the week Elizabeth mentioned she had an art concept she wanted to explore using oils. I took the idea and ran with it by signing us up for a private painting class at a local studio. We were not allowed to look at each others paintings until the end.

 

Earlier in the week Elizabeth mentioned she had an art concept she wanted to explore using oils. I took the idea and ran with it by signing us up for a private painting class at a local studio. We were not allowed to look at each others paintings until the end.

 

The art instructor and a photographer were both in on the proposal

 

The art instructor and a photographer were both in on the proposal

 

 

Popping the question - paints

 

 

 

I told her I was painting this photo of a jellyfish that Elizabeth took when we were scuba diving in the Caymans

 

I told her I was painting this photo of a jellyfish that Elizabeth took when we were scuba diving in the Caymans

 

 

Instead, I was doing my best to paint the ring I was about to give her. I don’t think I had painted since grade school.

 

Instead, I was doing my best to paint the ring I was about to give her. I don't think I had painted since grade school.

 

 

Popping the question

 

 

Popping The Question

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Art instructor helping me put the finishing touches on my ‘jellyfish’

 

Art instructor helping me put the finishing touches on my 'jellyfish'

 

 

Coincidently, Elizabeth decided to paint a red herring on a plate – very appropriate for the occasion.

 

Coincidently, Elizabeth decided to paint a red herring on a plate - very appropriate for the occasion.

 

 

She’s a much better artist than I am.

 

She's a much better artist than I am

 

 

Finished the paintings… we take a look Elizabeth’s first

 

Finished the paintings... we take a look Elizabeth's first

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Now it’s time for me to show her my ‘jelly fish’

 

Now it's time for me to show her my 'jelly fish'

 

 

Instead she sees this

 

Instead she sees this

 

 

And I’m down on one knee by the time she turns around

 

And I'm down on one knee by the time she turns around

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Finally she said ‘Yes!’

 

Finally she said 'Yes!'

Popping the Question

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Popping the Question

 

 

trying on the ring

 

trying on the ring

 

 

Popping the Question

 

Popping the Question

 

Popping the Question

 

 

Popping the Question

  4 comments for “Popping the Question (according to Jerram)

  1. Susan Dahle-Fuller
    February 25, 2014 at 9:52 pm

    Love the story and the pictures. Congratulations!

  2. colleen
    April 7, 2014 at 3:03 am

    great start to a great future.

  3. April 14, 2014 at 12:26 am

    What a sweet story. And I love the pictures! Nancy

  4. Rebecca G.
    June 15, 2014 at 6:39 pm

    Really enjoyed this posting and sharing of such an intimate joyous occasion! Thanks
    Rebecca G.

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