Sunday, November 11, 2007

Down on his luck - 8 x 10 oil on canvas board

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I was on my way to the coffee shop at about 6:30 this morning when I saw this guy standing in front of McDonalds with a sign that said "Will work for food". Now, not many guys are out at 6:30 AM on Sunday looking for work unless they are really needy. Well I didn't have any work that needed doing, that's my opinion and not my wife's, but the guy looked like he could use a hand. I bought him a breakfast sandwich and coffee and then drove on to the coffee shop all the time thinking that you could see the desperation in his face. Later I came home and painted this quick study in his likeness.

1 comment:

Wayne Longtin said...

Great work Russ. And a good story behind it. More people should help as you did.

Wayne