Picture of the week 06.18.07

Grilling Oil, 12" x 8 "

He would've approved of the likeness...and then, the instant I turned away,
rolled his eyes about the oh-so-arty technique and composition. He would've been right
to do that, too. But the important thing is, he would've kept it to himself. He was a much
cooler person than I will ever be.

From forty-six years ago, here is his take on the same subject:

Self-Portait with Hobos Ink, 6" x 6"

Pretty good brushwork for a right-handed guy, you know?

The title is mine. I'm sure he would've come up with something better; he is, after all,
the fellow who told me "You can lead a horse to drink, but you can't make him water,"
and the inventor of The Sentence That Ends In Five Prepositions:
"What did you bring that book that I didn't want to be read to out of up for?"

Hope you all had a good Father's Day, too.

Previously on Picture of the Week:

06.11.07: Forgetfulness and Blasphemy
05.21.07: Guerillas Indie Missed
05.07.07: Cat on Page 2D
04.30.07: Study for God's Linoleum

04.23.07: Pareidolia for Dummies

04.16.07: Pareidolia
04.02.07: Regression Redux
03.19.07: Regression

03.12.07: She's Ready

02.26.07: Cold as Hell
02.12.07: The Three Faces of Suzanne

02.05.07: Progress, of a Sort
01.22.07: What I Painted
01.15.07: Art Lesson

01.08.07: Mountcastle Drive
01.01.07: Resolution
12.24.06: Christmas Eve
12.18.06: Wintering
12.11.06: By Way of Apology
12.04.06: Rodney Hits the Floor
11.27.06: Gondola Car and Busy Ball
11.20.06: Sketch for The Remains
11.13.06: Work in Progress: Lawn Deer

11.06.06: Two Studies for VW

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