Kitchen portrait sketch
Watercolour on watercolour paper
9 x 12 inches
Barbara Muir © 2014
(Anothe 20 minute challenge -- not
20 minutes, a bit more, and maybe I
should have stopped at 20)I love New York City. When I'm there the
sound of the taxis and sirens, and the fast pace
makes me so happy. But reading about Alex
Colville at his show at the Art Gallery of Ontario
last night, I agreed with what he said about
artists not needing special stimulation. The
life of a family, the objects we live with, our
pets -- are all visual treats for us.
Colville's portraits of the various pets he had throughout
his life are magnificent -- accurate and
powerful like the rest of his work. And the
deep love he had for his wife, and their life
together is an undercurrent throughout the
Colville was a war artist in World War II and
I'm sure that made him appreciate the quiet
Have a revelling-in-the everyday day.
Love this one, too! I am impressed!
I love hearing from you! I haven't had time to catch up, but I will.
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