Djoa: (68 x 83 cms. Chalk pastel on paper) This is one of the pastel drawings I exhibited in my open studio on Friday. Djoa falls into poses of such ecstatic abandonment. Alberto enhanced the sensuality by placing it in a pale pink passe-partout and quite a large frame. Felix, the purchaser, was really unsure about that but I really think it worked with the golden yellow in an audacious way. Sometimes these sketches of a few minutes can take on an almost monumental quality - it comes from having a very good model.
Sunny afternoon. Uddel, The Netherlands - Somewhat weird to post "old" paintings from last week, ... especially while it's depressing grey here at the moment. Zonnige herfstmiddag. Uddel, The Nethe...
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