Untitled (work in process)
Acrylic on canvas
24 x 24 inches
Barbara Muir © 2015I've been working on my painting of a dinner
served on the train. I think it was on the way
back to Toronto from Montreal but I'll have to
check. I'm still trying to establish all of the
elements, which takes some time when the subject
is complicated. This is.
I can't imagine the waiter on the train setting up
the meal on the tray and thinking -- "I just know
an artist is on the train today and will want to
Aren't these small moments the ones we treasure.
Of course I remember my wedding, and the birth
of my sons as huge, special days. But the beauty of
life is also lived in the every day, and in
noticing and appreciating the strawberry included with
the cake, the olives with the cheese -- the little
I'm enjoying working on this one.
Have a loving-the-small-moments day.