03/20/2006: "We're all in this together"
I had two people come over to model for me on Sat. and they did an excellent job. I have enough photos to work from for a long time. It will be different for me to paint two figures instead of one, and I almost never paint males, but weíll see where this goes (if anywhere). I have some ideas, fairly political, which Iím currently toying with and I think these will help with them.
Speaking of which, I watched Brazil this weekend for about the hundredth time and felt shocked by how differently it read for me from all the times Iíd watched growing up. The theme of a government out of control, suspicion, blaming everything on terrorism and identifying anyone who doesnít fall in-step with the government as ďterroristsĒ not to mention all the paranoia, spying, torture, bureaucratic blunders, etc. WOW. If you havenít watched it in awhile take another look!
Anyway, I had put up blankets over all the windows in my house on Sat. as I wanted to control the lighting and I left them up after the photo shoot; my house felt like a cocoon. Sunday I just laid around all day. I didnít paint, I didnít read, I watched some TV but everything was boring, I hate days like that. I took two naps and then just watched the clock waiting for it to be late enough to go to sleep.