artist portraits

At Life Drawing last night we didn’t have a model, so we took turns posing and drew each other. It was really fun– just a small group of us, an interesting way to interact, and a different experience than the usual.

Julia Steve Richard Andy AnnAt the end of the evening Ann said to me, “I hope it was more fun than sadness.” All these things that I do, most of them I used to do with my mom, and in doing them I feel the great shadow of her absence. Nothing is “good” in the way that word used to mean. But at the same time as I feel sad, I can be having fun, and I guess that’s just how it’s going to be from now on.

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