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Painting and Picasso.

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A painting I started yesterday.

 

I pulled out the brushes yesterday evening and started painted. Mug of coffee and almond milk keeping me company, I used autumn colors (I might be obsessed with them). My mood the last two days has been a bit cagey. I haven't been barking at K or Z, I just felt restlessness in my spirit. Could be I spent the past week inside because of Zoe, and than me, having a cold. I don't know.

 

Anyway, this morning, while doing dishes (I'm starting to feel I live half my life standing over that sink), I watched this wonderful documentary focusing on Picasso's "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon". Full of sharp lines, sudden curves and inspired by the natural beauty found within African sculpture, I felt somewhat imspired. And less restless. Check it out below:

 

 

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