As I painted, suddenly, Claude Debussy’s Maid With the Flaxen Hair started to play in the background. I was swept away by the beauty and the quiet moment in which the girl I was painting found herself. I could envision the girl picking flowers and resting in the warm morning sun.

Maid With the Flaxen Hair

  • oil on canvas, gold leaf floater frame

© 2016 by Gloria Blinn