'All They Say'

‘All They Say’

Sketch for 'All They Say'

Sketch for ‘All They Say’

From an earlier sitting, I gave myself the gift of time to create this pastel portrait.

While I worked, my jazz radio feed played three different versions of “Tangerine”–and so I heard my muse dictate the title for this picture from the opening lines of the first verse: “Tangerine, she is all they say.”

Titles have long been central to my artistic process, how about you?–Carol