Marker on journal paper
6 x 8 inches
Barbara Muir © 2023
Our friend in the Maritimes, Ian Fancey, had an expression, that
I'm sure some people would want to apply to me -- "that woman
could talk the bark off a tree!" He might have said that about
me on the weekend, when we were picking up wraps at a take
out restaurant, and the girl in this image was there. Everyone was
wearing jeans and T-shirts, and this girl was in a sequinned long
I asked her if I could take her picture because I'm an artist, and
she said,"yes!" Her name is Ini, and this is a fast sketch I did this
morning. It isn't accurate. I'll have to try again, but it's a start.
Drawing with line drawing in ink is a challenge because there's
no correcting it. You just move forward and do your best.
I like the drawing. And Ini if you're reading this, I will do a better
one in the future, and someday maybe get to paint a full
length painting with that wonderful dress. I hope you had
a magnificent day.
Have a loving your life day.