VSW: Constance Lloyd

Constance Lloyd married Wilde man, and bore his children.
That was not all she was — feminist, adventurer, leader.
Well bred, well read, an author of children’s stories.
Deceptively strong, though she died at forty from a complication of surgery,
though many say she contracted a venereal disease from Oscar Wilde.

This is the statue that haunted me, especially the image I can’t show, which shows
the statue in Merrion Square looking back at Oscar Wilde’s statue over her shoulder.

I’ve had dreams about this statue.

Sorry, poor lighting turned the paper a warm cream color.

Grisaille, and the blue sky.

Not pox… just wanted more shadow/dimpling for a bronze statue!

She became a bit green on green on green…  but I still like her!

I always think I am not interested in history, but at 3am I watched this entire series of
shorts on Oscar Wilde, and read for another hour… I just have to be hooked!

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Moleskin A4 Watercolor Journal, with a Pentalic HB woodless pencil,
Noodler’s Lexington Grey Ink, Super5 Frankfurt (Amazon when they have it or buy from Europe), Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges,  Sennelier, DS Primatek watercolors, and Daniel Smith Watercolors.

About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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