Palette knives and mini trowels pranced around on my canvas, each time adding delicious hues of jeweled tones, mixed in with turquoise blues and deep lavenders. Can’t you picture yourself laying on the beach? ¬†This was one of three paintings commissioned by Julie Schuster, a wonderful New York City interior designer and the President of the Interior Design Society, New York chapter, who needed custom paintings for a staging project to help sell the space.