Not the musical, but a portrait on a windy night.
Cheng I Sao, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Grace O’Malley, Rachel Wall, all famous female pirates. But these are the ones who survived. Beneath the waves, the souls of the watery deep call out their story of defiance, forever lost to history. Closer… An earlier one I didn’t really like.
She’s a staple at the Renaissance Faire. A European beauty, noble and fair. She’s a lady, an enigma with an infectious smile, whose presence calls for a lens, any lens, to capture.
A legitimate comment sparked this post. I don’t know if the person was just being a social media denizen (where the goal is to tear down) or knew that I always create a scene for my art, with multiple angles worthy of expression to the lens, and decided to coax out another angle from me.Continue reading “A Question of Limits”
She’s been skating for centuries, since before there were stadiums or the Olympics. She’s at home in the cold, an airy sylph on the ice, a spirit of the night.
Americans generally don’t know what it means to fight for one’s freedom. This is Bourne out in the fact that less than 1% of the population ever serves in the military – and that’s okay. It’s good we don’t have to be like the rest of the world, right? This image is drawn from anContinue reading “Freedom Fighter”
My take on Magenta, from the Rocky Horror Picture Show. She’s strong, she’s weird, which is the best combination.
She waits on the shores of the Siren Sea, opposite the Fields of Unformed Desires. Her song calls to the pirate vessel that she will captain across the mists of the cerulean waters. Full disclosure, the pose/idea is based on a photo (not mine) taken of a friend on whom I’ve had a school-boy crushContinue reading “Sea of Dreams”
First came the odd lights at the window, then movement in the kitchen by the rear door. she knew not if it were British regular or beast, just that it was not welcome. She fired at the movement, but was unsure if she hit it. With little time to reload, she separated the bayonet fromContinue reading “The Visitor”