On 01.02.02, I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Too late for surgery, I had chemotherapy, which failed. In May the chemotherapy was changed and I was soon in remission which was celebrated and welcome and lasted nine years - until October 2011. There was progression in 2011 so more treatment was indicated and I am now back in partial remission. But I'm not only a cancer patient - I also enjoy my family, walk my dogs and am learning to draw and paint. Life is good!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Winding down

by Youngest Grandson
Today in Nana's Art Camp we worked one step up from yesterday.  Instead of inventing a character out of his head and using a four-step formula (paint head, hair, shirt, ink), this time Youngest Grandson was actually looking at a magazine photo. He started with pencil, then paint, then ink.  This project is closer to a cartoon character than portraiture, but demanded a replica instead of anything goes.   Resized, it became one more postcard in the mail for Mom.

It's still quite warm today, but there's been quite a lot of breeze all week so the heat isn't overwhelming - and it's only in the 80ºs F anyway so there's no reason to grumble.

Tomorrow is the last day of Nana's Art Camp for this session.  I'm sure Youngest Grandson will return before long - with his sketchbook - and we'll have more opportunities to add more pages.

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