May 16, 2006
Steadfast oil 18"x 38" 2001
This is a painting I did a few years back but remains one of my favorites. The image is abstract for sure, but reminds me of the old tale of the Steadfast Tin Soldier. I couldn't sell it ... I had to keep this painting, as it has always been one of my favorites. There is other imagery in this painting but I will keep it to myself as it spoils the view! (I have been told that more than once) Do you see it?
On the wild local weather front, it is still raining, it is as grey as a field mouse and there is no let up in sight. Thankfully, we are still dry at home, but I have to take a trip down to the gallery to check on things and take a look at that roaring water of the Cocheco River behind us. The local schools are being used as shelters for the evacuees, so again today there is no school! We will all have a creative and active day at home today and I will have plenty of time to paint... (and they gym is still open!) Here's hoping the sun will shine tomorrow for us!
The word for the day is ... dry ... as a desert, a fine white Riesling, and my favorite kind of humor!