I’m not keeping up with Friday Fictioneers lately; way too much on my plate. But what a fun photo this week, from Jean L. Hays! Check out Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog for more details, then join this highly addictive weekly challenge.
Color It a Man’s World
“Darling, come back to the house; take a break!”
“I can’t leave the studio yet; these canvases are nearly done.”
Jemima ran her brush along the horizon, adding bursts of cobalt and cerulean, above a golden field. She stepped back, studying the third landscape– the final in a series her benefactor commissioned.
Her husband John frowned.
“Love, finish tomorrow. You’re running yourself into the ground with this project.”
Mounting bills and pressure from critics ran through her mind as she grabbed a brush.
“Just a little longer, these will buy me respect and entrance to the salon.”
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