Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Sunday afternoon brought me enough energy to get out to the studio and paint for a while. It was such a wonderful thing, with the door and windows flung wide open, the sun streaming in, and just a bit of a breeze blowing through! I think it was the best I've felt in these past two long and hard-to-endure weeks. I was grateful for the experience! I'm hoping there will be more of that in the coming days.
So here's what came of it... Le Chat, on Etsy, a 6 x 12 oil of my daughter's cat, Boo Radley. He's been the subject of a couple of paintings now as he is a very handsome fellow. Perhaps you wonder about his name? One of my daughter's favorite books is To Kill a Mockingbird, and her cat is much like the character Boo Radley. He is a private fellow and likes to find quiet and dark places to hide, particulary when someone goes to visit. He'll come out after a while, and sometimes he'll even let you pet on him, and on rare occasions, he might sit beside you. But he loves my daughter and is a constant and faithful companion for her. She's lucky to have him, and he's lucky to have her!