Tonight at our art group I stood beside Frank, and behind
Peter -- two magnificent artists. As a matter of fact
the room was packed with talent this evening. But it's
the painters who challenge me the most. I got there late
because I taught all day, and it was my night to make dinner.
Still I decided to try getting two paintings done. It
wasn't a bad plan -- sort of like the right brain and
the left brain.
three or four. So I'd put one painting up for half of the pose,
and the other one on the easel until the timer went off.
Effort number two is looser, and more like the style I'm
aiming for -- so I'll show it to you. I know it's not perfect.
the eyes are not right, the mouth got blurred a little on
the way home, and it's slightly wet. Still I like it, and I
felt very content bringing home two painted sketches.
Have a you-know-what?-I'm-happy day.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
- Barbara Muir
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- I paint and draw on commission and for shows. To commission a portrait, or purchase one of my paintings please contact me at: email@example.com
A major highlight in my career? Drawing Oprah Winfrey live via Skype for her show "Where in the Skype are you? Galleries: Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto, Canada. The Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, New York City. Gallery at the Porch Door, Kingston, Canada. Your positive comments on this blog mean the world to me. I'd love to hear from you!