Plenty going on

It’s a long time since the last post on this blog. That’s not because nothing was happening, but I had nothing for a while that I wanted to share. The painting here is number six of a sequence, at some point I may post the whole evolution of the image but for now I just want to show this one. The figures and faces originate from newspaper photos, by now much changed, the painting is watercolour, gouache and watercolour crayon. The paper size is 11 x 15 in (27 x 38 cm)????????????

Meantime, I also made a short trip to Barcelona and was particularly impressed with the Tapies Foundation, as expected, and the Picasso museum, rather more unexpectedly. I particularly liked the pigeon paintings, which appear to have been a recreational moment during the intensity of the Las Meninas series.