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Mamma plays bass

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After a brief hiatus, I picked up the brushes again today. Last night I went to the inaugural concert of the Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra. My son, a french horn player, is a part of this group and he more or less told me I HAD to go because I would like the music. He’s right, I did; the music is the kind of stuff we love, we being; my recently departed mother, my husband and me. My son, of course, loves to play it.
So… truth, I used to play bass in a band. We played square dance music, nothing as complicated as what they were playing last night. But ever since, I am partial to basses, and these three contrabasses were no exception. I had a good time sketching them in the dark and knew they would make a great painting.
This painting measures 15 x 20 inches and is offered for sale at $300.00. In a departure from my normal funding, if this painting is sold, the proceeds go directly to
Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra.

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  1. March 13th, 2014 at 20:14 | #1

    Fantastic! It’s got great feeling to it.

  2. Rachel
    March 12th, 2014 at 08:43 | #2

    lovely mimi you are so talented!

  3. March 11th, 2014 at 17:14 | #3

    Love what you did with this painting. My daughter plays cello and this is inspiring me to do one of her. Great painting!!!

  4. March 11th, 2014 at 11:59 | #4

    I, too, love a bass which I sing sometimes…as in bom, bom, bom, etc. The painting definitely does them justice!

  5. IntenseGuy
    March 11th, 2014 at 06:28 | #5

    That is a WONDERFUL!!! painting! I hope it quickly raises funds for Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra!

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