|What's to Grimace about?, graphite, 6 x 3, thirty minute drawing session|
I liked the reference for this one. Of all the many shots I took while head hunting on the beach, she was one of the few people not wearing sunglasses. What was there to frown about? Sun, sea, five star hotel, great service, food and drink and she's having a bummer moment! She's still not old enough to grab the good times and hold on to them tightly. You have to be in your seventies to know that.
I do love people watching. That should have been my clue years ago, that portraiture was my thing--but then there was that guy who said his dead mom didn't look that old. She did to this seventeen year old! Now there's a reason to frown. Here I am 57 years later next week and. the sting is still vivid. Best forgotten, I know, but I just heard a HS acquaintance died. Best get a move on. The clock is ticking.