Watercolor on 140# Arches Paper
As you know, this was the second version of this beautiful woman, done in watercolor. After experiencing much frustration with a new paper that just absorbed the color and would not move, I went back to my favorite, Arches, 140#. This was pure joy. As I painted I reflected on so many good times as we grew up together. I thought about the summer swims, the times together at the ranch, all the many, many hours of laughter that we had! There is one thing about this girl: she has an ability to see the funny in any situation and keeps you in stitches all the time. I also look back at the gaping holes in the years that we were disconnected for reason of life happening all around us. I am thrilled to be connected again, and thrilled that she's my cousin!