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DANCE EASY THROUGH LIFE


I painted this picture on the same day as ‘Easybeat’ (March 27th 2011) and it is a development of that idea.  After painting the music I wanted to paint myself dancing through life with an ease that would help my blood pressure as well as the usual strains and stresses of life that I have experience these last months.  First I painted a small picture:















After which I decided to paint a larger picture which I could put up in my room.

I changed the background quite a bit as I wanted it to be more colourful and interesting.

I found the really difficult thing was to get the movement in the figure.  I spent some time trying out different things:































A lot of the time I can’t decide whether I have got the figure right or not.  Sometimes I look at her and she looks really stiff, other times she seems really fluid.  Maybe it depends on how I am feeling at the time. 

I had her in my room for some time and really loved her.  I love the smile on her face.

March 27th 2011