4x4 inches, acrylic on Tyvek
I completed another miniature today, this time based upon a snapshot of my grandmother and her best friend. They must have been in their twenties at the time, and I imagine that one of their husbands took the picture. I could not fit both figures in the 3x3 format that I have been using, so this one is 4x4 inches. I knew Betty, and she had dark hair, but I couldn't resist making her a redhead to fit her personality as I remember it. I have lots of photos of the two couples. They took vacations together; the men worked at the same factory, and I remember them playing poker every weekend when I was little. None of that matters to the little piece, but I enjoyed thinking about them as I painted this afternoon. I'm going to need to stop this soon and pop these in the mail.