Friday, November 04, 2005

Baba's Life Drawing Class

Baba is modelling for life drawing classes. Consider:
"All that is left of her natural beauty.
Her skin is intact,
Her bones are as they are
No need of paint and powder
She is as she is no more, or less.
How marvellous."
Ikkyu (fifteenth century)


At 3:03 AM, Blogger Fran said...

Wonderfully precise, both rendition and image

At 3:06 AM, Blogger le Enchanteur said...

And I think this also captures my current heavy heartedness. The cancer has flared. I cannot help but wonder what the treatment has been all about.

At 3:06 AM, Blogger Imogen Crest said...

Great mood.

At 3:08 AM, Blogger Imogen Crest said...

Life does make you wonder sometimes, that is true.

At 1:19 PM, Blogger Luna said...

Wonderful drawing! Don't stop. The most interesting art often is tied with layers of meaning. I love the quote too.

At 9:34 PM, Blogger le Enchanteur said...

There are many meanings tucked in this semi self portraiture Luna and the verse really spoke to me.


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