Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Something really fun is gently tearing off the painter’s tape around the edges of a painting that I’m even half-way pleased with. That leaves a bright white half-inch edge all the way around, which provides a really nice contrast with the painting – giving it a frame of sorts. The satisfying sound of the tape giving up its grip, and that emerging crisp edge around a kinda sorta decent painting – there’s hardly anything else like it.
I think I can do better than this one, though. I lost the lights in the background and the lines on the yellow flowers are way too overstated. Stay tuned.
I met Sally forty years ago when I was twenty and she was the one in her sixties. I was a waitress at a Howard Johnson’s restaurant on...