I realized yesterday's drawings spoke of one of my major influences: Rembrandt. A self-portrait of 1635 has Saskia sitting on Rembrandt's knee while he holds up a flask of beer. It is a very exuberant painting, and taken together yesterday's drawings refer to this one painting.
My painting of yesterday is shown below. In yesterday's post I wrote how it was created in a forceful manner, me jumping into the work and developing it without much conscious thought. It felt very good to make this painting, relying mostly on well developed instincts. Here it is...
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