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23"x19" Soft Pastel on Wallis paper
This work was commissioned by a local area bank to give to one of it's employees getting ready to retire after years of devoted service. I was given seperate images and asked to combine them to make one painting. Changes I also made were of the direction the two were looking.
The longer I studied these two, the more I felt I personally new them. Reserved with a sense of humor to soften the rough spots in life. Just enough mischief to make life interesting...never dull - coupled with a strong work ethic. Hmmm...I'm describing most Iowans I know!