Missing 7

valentina drawing 1s


The first thing that grabbed me about Valentina was her piercing blue-grey eyes.  She seems formidable, even within the restrictions of old age.

valentina drawing 2s

The second drawing I did bears more of a physical resemblance, but the first one captures more of her spirit to me.

valentina paint s

The painting is an experiment–it doesn’t look like her at all, but I think it has its charms.  I haven’t been painting much lately; I’m hoping for a more regular work schedule to settle in the next few weeks and give me the time and psychic space to get back to it.

You can see the rest of the series here:  https://methodtwomadness.wordpress.com/category/missing/

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One response to “Missing 7”

  1. memadtwo says :

    The first one is Braque-esque, second one looks very realistic but above all I love the painting. It has a fauve look, bold strokes, her eyes really pop and I love the sketching you did over it. More painting!


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