on Tuesday nights was a very beautiful man. The
pose was one of those sitting straight, fairly stiff
setups, that let most people get a view of the face
(or at least that's how it's been explained to me
before.) No one actually ever sits quite so rigidly,
and the model off the stand was a relaxed fellow.
The blue line
Acrylic on canvas
16 x 20 inches
Barbara Muir © 2010
But I liked the almost fierce quality in his stare. The
lighting was also stark, but interesting. I joked around
with some of my friends, painted quickly and surely,
and went home early to try and accommodate my
still lingering cold, and some work I needed to do.
I'm fairly pleased with parts of it. As always I learn
so much watching other painters work even for an
Have a working-quickly-and-happily day.