As I’ve mentioned before, when in San Miguel De Allende I painted on this inspiring patio attached to a local art school. I’ve just heard (Feb. 2013) that the school has been sold due to the owners illness. I call on all muses to ensure it continues unchanged as an art school and not as a restaurant or worse. My days here were blissful and in the next few posts I will re-show some of the paintings I made on El Patio in early 2012.
The above is Pie Rat. 11″ x 15″. Acrylic and oil on paper. Influenced by memories of wanting to be a pirate when young, pirate stories of my Celtic ancestors and tales of daring-do off of the coast of Mexico, (also, of course, related to my blog – Art Rat – Pie Rat – close kin). Recently this image has come to symbolize other, less fantastical aspects of my life – but that’s another story….