Thursday, January 7, 2010
A super afternoon
the holidays are over. Today I was invited to eat
lunch with a friend and client. The meal was to
be English in honour of their British artist friend.
It was Shepherd's Pie -- a dish I'll confess
that I love. So I appeared at the door and was
ushered in to sit by the fire and meet the artist
Peter Maher. Peter is as delightful a person as
my friend and her husband, I discovered.
My friend immediately showed me a lovely little
black and white book of drawings illustrating the ride
around his village in France that Peter takes every
day on his bike. And I hauled out the book of my
work that I had printed to take to the Florence
Biennale. Then lunch was served. Another artist
friend dropped in. Both the meal and the conversation
were hearty, and we retired to the brilliantly sunlit
sunroom for espresso and tea with cookies,
a fitting ending to a great lunch.
At home I was joined by another friend for more
entertaining talk about 2010 plans, and after supper
did this sketch of Sam from a Skype photo I took
last fall. Yes it's a Skype Sketch by your famous --
or infamous Skype Sketcher.
Have a yes-I'd-love-to-come-to-lunch day.
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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!