Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Dreaming of live portrait commission days

Pam in New York 
Acrylic on canvas
36 x 48 inches
Barbara Muir © 2010

What do you look forward to when the pandemic is over?
I can't wait until I can do portrait commissions again, and 
to have clients sit for me in my studio on the good chair I bought
a few years ago to replace the one in this picture.

I remember this commission very well.  My client, Pam, certainly
belongs in New York.  She is an amazing dancer, and massage
therapist. And she would be right at home anywhere in the world.
In fact she lives near my brother and his wife, in a quiet country setting
outside Chelsea, Quebec.

Thank you Pam for the pleasure I had painting you and creating this
piece 11 summers ago!

Have a planning what you will do day.


Verna said...

Lovely painting! Lovely sitter, too :)
I hope soon your studio chair will be getting more use! I'd love to sit in it myself one day :)


Evelyn Oldroyd - painter said...

Wow, what a beautiful portrait of a beautiful sitter. ❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️

Barbara Muir said...

Hi Verna,

Thank you. She is a very beautiful woman, and I'm so glad you like the painting.
Wow! I would love to have you in that chair too. I hope you are well.
I love your work so much.


Barbara Muir said...

Thank you so much Evelyn,

She is a beautiful sitter, and I'm glad you like the painting. I started showing in New York about 10 years ago, and I so love that city. It made me happy to picture her there.


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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!