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tanka: you lay yourself bare...

you lay yourself bare
before me in classical
proportions — your grief

laden, pendulous, hips curved
around the womb of losing

Project LV One - Day 143 - Contemplating the Female Form

I spent most of today looking at a nude woman.  For some with a rather childish or pruriant view point this might sound a bit dirty.   46 more words

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Project LV One - Day 141 - Nudes

Are we getting more prudish in our old age?  I really don’t know if I have an answer to that but just recently I have started to wonder if making life drawings is still considered to be a sane thing to do.   220 more words


Adam says Cupid himself would blush (chapter XXXIII)

The trip back home from the train station was strange. It was all my doing I knew. I’m the one who, thanks to aliens’ money, came up months ago with that idea to offer a… 1,629 more words


Project LV One - Day 138 - Gene Gray and all the frustration released by a visit to an art gallery..

So the first painting in the Grey series has been an unmitigating disaster – so I thought yesterday.  After four days of battling with the painting and loosing I just gave up and let rip with a paint brush.   282 more words

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Project LV One - Day 127 - Learning Curve - The girl with the blue turban

I think I might have taken this painting as far as my current skill levels will allow me to.  It has been a real love/hate relationship but I have learnt so much by the whole process.   97 more words

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Project LV One - Day 126 - 10,000 hours

I read somewhere once that to become an expert in something you need to have put in at least 10,000 hours.  Well I worked out this morning I have put less than 100 hours painting time or to put it another way – I am less than 1% of the way to becoming an expert painter.   79 more words