I have been in the strangest place this past week. I am not feeling like doing much ... just sitting in my studio painting larger pillows of some of the earlier "girls" that I haven't spent much time with lately. I don't have to think a lot about Angelique for example because I've painted her so many times before, changing little details here and there.

But Angelique is like an old friend. I can count on her to go the direction my paint brush takes her unlike my Coco Chanel lady. Coco has a mind of her own and those paintings are always very, very different. Sometimes I love her; sometimes she ends up in my waste basket. Not a great place for Madame Chanel.

I needed to do the Angelique pillows this week. When I paint in my studio, I listen to older movies because I can't watch them and paint. It's like someone is reading a story to me. This week, Angelique and I enjoyed listening to "Under the Tuscan Sun" several times. Maybe the dream of escaping someplace interesting and new is accounting for my restlessness. Hmmmmm.
To see my Angelique pillow, visit my Etsy shop. www.priscillamae.etsy.com

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