12×9 original pastel on sanded paper,

framed, plus shipping $175

Just this year I have been enjoying “man beauty”.  It is something different than “woman beauty”.  It is rugged, hard working, disciplined and independent.  I like to see folks in their element, unsuspecting of my scrutinizing gaze and of yours.  I like to eaves drop on ordinary folks doing ordinary things, either at work or play.  I think that is why I like the Impressionists so much.  I added a speckled background to “read” outdoors.  My first art instructor used to tell me to paint where it “reads” something, but do not be obvious about it.  Engage the viewer.  I hope I have.