As predicted, my 50th birthday party has come and gone and most importantly I’ve survived and if truth be told, quite enjoyed the whole experience! The best birthday present I received is my beautiful book – Irma Stern, A feast for the eye, by Marion Arnold and I am going to be quoting out of this thought provoking book a lot in future posts.
Today is the first time I could settle down since the party and do some more work on my painting of Lucy.
I must confess I quite like how she has turned out so far. Tomorrow I will spray the painting with artist’s fixative which tends to deepen the colors giving a richer finish.
I took this photo in bad light – I will scan tomorrow for better results, but here’s a quick look anyway: