This guy eats his bacon at a diner table near me.
|Gouache, 4 x 5 inches|
There's a soft light from the right, and a bright edge light from behind. He has a dark mustache, dark eyebrows, graying hair, no teeth. Maybe he's on his way home from the Hemingway Lookalike Contest.
|Art Sperl Disposal: "You propose it, we dispose it."|
I lean over my coffee and shoot a glance from under my hat brim. This is portrait painting in the wild. The guy never looks up. He doesn't notice me painting him.
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