Oh, those Parisian Women…


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I carved and painted this piece a few years ago after visiting a friend from South Dakota in Paris–his adopted home. It is too large to show the whole painting. I carved and painted this on a door I found at a salvage yard. I was so dumbstruck by the chicness of the women in Paris, they seemed to look so good in everything they wore. This piece exhibits some of the awkwardness I feel when trying to replicate something that isn’t my own look. I always look s if I am simply trying too hard. I think following the fashion advice of Leonardo would be helpful. Here’s to developing your style.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
—Leonardo da Vinci

PS Tell me what works best for you and what you feel fabulous in every time you put it on.

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