oh, right, Mother's Day...

I made this picture of my mother from a photograph taken before her marriage, in 1948:

I used an old book page, with very soft paper. I had made the background before painting her face -- it's not that I made her orange and green and polka-dotted deliberately. I loved her, anyway.


Anonymous said...


Good to see one after a long time.


Wen Scott said...

Such beauty -- in your painting and your Mother