Sunday, October 31, 2010

Life Line

A strange morning, this Halloween, waking thinking that it was Monday, not Sunday, eager to resume work in the studio. A sweet, hot cup of coffee enjoyed while perusing the internet, discovering other artists, among them, Painting Well, who donates 100% of her profits to cancer research. My belabored selection, a rare purchase. . . then, apropos of Halloween, in that last sip of coffee, I notice something alien swilling around my mouth. Ptah, ptah!!! Expectorated remains examined between index finger and thumb: a soggy spider, who'd somehow fallen into the coffee pot, drowned and ended up in that last swig of caffeinated brew.

"Life Line" is dedicated to a friend, recently and suddenly taken by death.
- Nancy Boudreau

The painting above is 16 x 20 inches, Golden acrylics and gel mediums on stretched canvas.

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