Roger Burnett Art Blog
If the requirement of an artist's model is an ability to sit still, Jessica would fail miserably. On the other hand, if a model's fundamental task is to inspire, she wins hands down
I have found a way of keeping her almost still by encouraging her to indulge in her passion for writing poetry while I paint. Not only did this ploy enable today's painting, it also produced a poem, the title of which I have used for today's post. Although still a work in progress it begins:
When the painter and poet combine,
Each searching for that illusive line,
Which only a true lover can define.
'tis then, they find their hearts entwine.