I made a few changes to my portrait of Michael Gibson yesterday,
and posted the painting on Instagram. I wrote Michael to tell him
that if he didn't like the portrait I'd do another one when COVID was
gone, or on Zoom. And he said that he liked the portrait and was
I was so happy. I think I started the portrait last July. I have been
very anxious, and there has been so little social life, teaching online,
and the constant backdrop of worrying about COVID. So until recently
when my art group went back in person (masked) with the model on
Tuesday nights, and I joined a virtual show in California (see earlier
posts about the Food For Thought show), I was not my normal self as
Michael liking my portrait made my day, my week, maybe my year.
I was and am so happy.
Have a loving your life day.