(14"x11" pastel on 300 lb. gessoed w.c. paper)
Our friend Tim is a seaman at heart... he loves the water... and boats.
The reference photo for this portrait was taken by his wife Laura (see her portrait here) while on a ferry off the coast of BC. His serene smile (with a hint of mischievousness) says it all... he feels at home on the sea.
I can see him being captain of his own boat one day... perhaps a bit smaller than one of the BC ferries ;) ... but something strong and sturdy non the less.
Although I don't see Tim as a gondolier I think he might enjoy a ride along one of the Venetian canals.
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