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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: barbara.muir@sympatico.ca
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!

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Sleepy discussion

 Are you awake?
Charcoal on bond paper
8 1/2 x 11 inches
Barbara Muir © 2012
I know my son, a hard working university student,
isn't sleeping enough.  When he asked me to Skype
him today, and I saw that he was snuggled up in bed,
and I was happy.  He was grabbing a rest between
rehearsals for his final play.  As a parent seeing
your child, sleeping, or even resting  reminds you of all
the times you tried so hard to get that baby to sleep
when he was little.  So I didn't mind talking to sleepy
Sam at all.

I did this little drawing to catch the mood.  I may
do a series if I have the time.

Have a getting-enough-sleep day.

6 comments:

Marilyn Flanegan said...

You captured his slumber beautifully.

Barbara M. said...

Thanks Marilyn,

I just love your paintings.

XO Barbara

Kim Rempel said...

Ah, it's sweet. I like your sleepy Sam drawings. Your paintings and your words are always a breath of fresh air.

Sally said...

i know what you mean about looking at your kids(whatever age) sleeping, brings back those memories for sure. I love the sleepy portraits.

Barbara M. said...

Thanks Kim I'm so glad you like it.
I love. Your work

Happy crazy early spring.

XO Barbara

Barbara M. said...

Thanks Sally,

I'm so glad you like them. I like the fact that Skype can give you images you wouldn't otherwise get -- strange angles and close ups.

XO