In 1920 in the U.S. women finally achieved the right to vote.
In 2020, many more can vote in U.S. elections—
The naked ride of Lady Godiva has ensnared imaginations for generations, my imagination included. I am offering on Etsy a series of prints of Lady Godiva’s provocative equitation, as seen from various viewpoints.
Variation 4 shows the lady taking a midnight ride, safe from prying eyes. She is attended only by moonflowers and night flying birds — who are totally indifferent to her rank and the opulence of her station, as well as the fact that she has no clothes on!
The naked ride of Lady Godiva has ensnared imaginations for generations. My imagination included. I am offering on Etsy a series of prints of Lady Godiva’s provocative equitation, as seen from various viewpoints.
Variation 2 shows her eagerness to set off on her morning ride —an eagerness more than matched by the eagerness of her horse!
I originally painted this Horse, ridden by a hunter wearing riding pinks, on a 3’ x 5’ canvas. I had to redo the image digitally for printing, and other features.
The naked ride of Lady Godiva has ensnared imaginations for generations. Mine included. I am offering on Etsy a series of prints of Lady Godiva’s provocative equitation, as seen from various viewpoints.
Variation 1 shows her riding out Into blooming nature, early on a spring morning in old England.
I painted this scene originally in automotive lacquer on the side of a car. I recently redid it digitally in order to offer prints.
I hadn’t posted for a long time. Each long-ago post was a panel in my long running, excellent, insightful, witty – and ignored – comic strips . Might as well save the effort, I thought, since no one in cyberspace is paying attention.
Well, how wrong I was! Out of the blue, a notice arrived:
People visiting Adrianruyle haven’t heard from you in a while. Write a post,or share a photo or video to keep people engaged.
The Facebook Ad Team “
Some one out there cares! Some one is listening! Of course it’s “just” the programmed robots at Facebook — So what? I have found my true audience . The robots follow me faithfully. They keep everything I post. They uncritically accept my most personal thoughts.
To heck with “keeping people engaged”. Keep robots engaged! So , my true robot friends, these posts are for you!!
Social distancing seems to be working in the health crisis…now what we need for the economic crisis is FINANCIAL DISTANCING ! (This will go over big in moneyed circles)
A trial piece sketched up in Procreate on my iPad Pro. The title refers to morning prayers or ecclesiastical routines.
I forgot to sign this sketch, or to polish it up. Next time.