I painted this differently from my usual method. I painted one color at a time, jumping and dashing all over like a bee in a flower field. I worked through all the primary colors, then the neutrals, then darks, and I finally added lights. I was hoping to capture the energy of a busy Peruvian market, without bothering with all the details.
“Art is man’s expression of his joy in labor.” – Henry A. Kissinger
This is my beautiful friend Jan, who inspires and encourages me in many ways. She is a talented artist, well ahead of my art journey. She is also happily married for the 55th year, something that inspires me more than a successful art carreer. Her joy and enthusiasm is so contagious, that you can’t help get swept up in it.