In the rhythm section a drummer seated behind the bass drum surrounded by snares, bongos, tambourines, hi-hats, cymbals and congas too takes a moment to scan the room searching for a new sound, something to add his signature Touché Mixed media painting
She ponders getting on her doll-face placing her bonnet just so with a bow and her finest red shoes comfortable of course and oh, where is that mask? and she rummages in her big pockets for she is ready to stand as long as it takes to perform her civic duty, to vote Abstract in ink
The inspiration for this piece took me on a time travel listening to Mister Gene performing in northwest DC and thinking of the times he stayed at our home first, adhering to a strict diet and some years later, the palate expanded to apple pie and I can say for me eating pie was a hit. The Bassist sketch in ink touched lightly with watercolor.
This well-known high-energy singer, Nancy Heinz, gets her audience onto the dance floor …where the dance… lasts the night. Originally planned as a portrait in pencil, an ink contour appeared on my paper, then whimsical took over.