Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The Month of Love -- missing my art group

My friend Peter
Portrait sketch
14 x 16 inches
acrylic on canvas
Barbara Muir © 2010

Before the pandemic Tuesday night was the night I met with my
art group to draw and paint from a model.  I loved it.  The charge from 
spending as little time as an hour with the group inspired
me in so many ways.  Seeing how people paint, listening to
conversations about art shows that were happening, the laughter,
jokes, and wonderful friends I've made -- make me happy to 
be an artist. For the past few semesters my once a week evening
class was on Tuesday so I couldn't go. And now we’re in lockdown
and can’t meet as a group at all. 

The painting tonight is a quick portrait sketch I did of an artist friend,
who was part of the Tuesday night group, Peter Adam. He posed
one night when the model didn’t show up. I think my admiration for
his amazing art comes through in this fast study. I love the painting.

Have a loving your life day. 


Evelyn Oldroyd - painter said...

So impressed you did this in an hour long live session!! Love it.

Barbara Muir said...

Thank you so much Evelyn,

It might have been an hour and a half. But I know Peter. I love
his amazing drawings. So I think that helped me paint quickly.


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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!