Monday, August 5, 2013

"To Be the Song"

To Be the Song is a 24x18 oil done from life by Shirley Fachilla.

“O body swayed to music, O brightening glance,
How can we know the dancer from the dance?”

William Butler Yeats
Among Schoolchildren


  1. Love the crop of the model, Shirley, and your balance of warm and cool colors. Beautiful!

  2. as always, lovely placement, brushwork and palette. this is really wonderful Shirley!

  3. This is beautifully painted, Shirley!! Love the subject!!


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