Well after all the kerfuffle this is good Michael :) ps, not sure if you are bluffing us either?

Thanks Carole. Ahh, the truth Carole. What does the Master say? 'Everything you can imagine is real.” ― Pablo Picasso 'We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.” ― Pablo Picasso “Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not. ” ― Pablo Picasso. 'Pablo Picasso: Metamorphoses of the Human Form : Graphic Works, 1895-1972'

Caught it be the Yellow Roseof Texas Michael.

Fantastic! Oh Michael so funny! Great drawing too.

Thanks John and Margaret. No John, she said she was from the Wolverhampton area.

(-: Stirring stuff Michael.....(-:

Thanks Jim. I know what you mean........

A very inconvenient incident Michael but ended up with a super life study! She looks as though she is giving you the eye, is this before or after the mouth to mouth episode? Lol

Do you really think so Fiona? This was before. Come to think of it, she does look a bit dreamy and she was staring at me. If that's the case, I feel used all over again.

Lol.....are you going back to your class nex week?!

I may do a quick pencil sketch then retreat.

hehe, super

Hang on Studio Wall

What a day yesterday was. I was at my life drawing class and we were happily sketching the model who'd arrived from the agency when she just collapsed on to the floor in front of us. Being a first aider I went to her assistance. I couldn't find a pulse so I cleared her airways and began mouth to mouth and chest compressions. I was worn out after five minutes and had to stop whereupon she came around, sat up and continued in the standing pose she taken previously. She wouldn't have it when we said we'd get an ambulance. When the class leader returned from the toilet and I told him what had happened he wasn't surprised. He said she'd done this on some previous occasions and it was just a bluff. How selfish some people are. They'll go to any extent to get self-gratification. I was disgusted and felt as if I've been used again and just went home. Not to mention the criminal waste of resources if we'd called an ambulance.

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Michael Mcmanus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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