Cascadia Poetics LAB

PAUL E NELSON

It has been about 15 years since I last sat for painters, one of them Joan Treat, who created this painting which I bought immediately:

PEN by Joan Treat

PEN by Joan Treat

But the session last week at the studio of Amanda Teicher was an incredible experience. To see artists from other disciplines consider the light, the painting surface, the oddities of the model (many) and other factors was fascinating. I am grateful to Amanda, Sam Day and Karen Roth. Here are some photos from the last session:

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Karen and Sam

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Sam Day at work

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Paul after sedation.

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Dreaming of Twinkies

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What’s that smell?

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Trying to fit the nose on the canvas.

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Why so grumpy?

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Which one is more alive?

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Sam wondering how the beard got longer in one week.

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Paul & Sam

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Paul by Karen Roth

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Early Halloween!

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Karen and Amanda, the artists behind the work.

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Karen Roth and Amanda Teicher

Karen Roth and Amanda Teicher