"The sunrises in the west were spectacular. One morning, everything was cast in yellows and golds, each hill or mountain fast changing into blues, grays, and purples. Not enough time to get it all in. “endless beauty,” maybe that would be a better title." -Rita
"For me, the very best models or “sitters” bring a quality of presence to the process of posing that challenges the painter to find the requisite tools to respond in a meaningful way. Simply “holding still” does not constitute a “quality of presence” (indeed, teapots and bowls of fruit have been known to hold a specific pose indefinitely with great precision and reliability!).