“Drawing makes you see things clearer, and clearer, and clearer still. The image is passing through you in a physiological way, into your brain, into your memory – where it stays – it’s transmitted by your hands.”
― Martin Gayford, A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney
“Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.” …
“You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept. ”
― Khalil Gibran
The pencil drawing captures my father’s love of turkey hunting; a kind and unique man, he was once described by a lifelong friend as an ‘individual of individuals.’ He died in 1994, but his smile and spirit are still very much alive to all who knew him.
Today’s Timeout for Art is dedicated to my sister, Pat, who has been enduring some difficult times. Remember, “Older” Sister, that tears can be a catharsis as they purge the soul.
“Younger” Sister – Z