November 2, 2011Finally chilly out (low sixties). Had to laugh at the quote from the guy at the National Weather Service back on September 1: "People keep asking me when it is going to cool off, and the flippin' answer is Halloween."
Worked this morning on a tighter study for my Arizona Centennial painting subject: "Not So Gentle Tamers." Did this one this morning.
Note the rattlesnake head at the bottom. Will do a tighter version on the final. Like this more severe Victorian dress and attitude. Alternate titles: "One Tough Cookie" and "Hoe Down."
Having spent several days in Tombstone, Doc Holliday has been on my mind lately and this quote applies doubly to him:
"The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care."
—Francis Herbert Bradley
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