As a challenge for "Girls Just Wanna Paint" for July, we had to use "Fog" as our subject. I considered painting natural fog, but it didn't interest me so much, then I thought of the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Foggy Bottom, but still not so much. Then, I decided to take it more to the figurative level.
"Favorite Object" was this month's "Girls Just Wanna Paint" challenge, and I was so stumped. At a time in life when I am trying to rid myself of objects and lead a simpler life, it occurred to me that perhaps I should paint the object of my deep appreciation, the place I call "home."
I often sit in traffic at the red light on this corner on Massachusetts Avenue and I see the white cat sitting in the window above Estelle's restaurant. Since our theme for the "Girls Just Wanna Paint" challenge for this month was "Comfort," I thought that this cat is the picture of comfort, in her window seat, queen of all she surveys.