Monday, June 22, 2015
That will cost two chickens
He is working on developing his style by offering portraits at very low prices. For the one on the left above he charged two chickens. The man sold chickens on the marché. The one on the right was from the fruit dealer. Pimm took the payment in fruit.
Of course not all his work is bartered, but his prices are reasonable, lower than the quality of his work should demand.
Although still developing his talent (and aren't all artists doing that?) he says he doesn't just want someone sitting and smiling. The portrait of Rachel above is pensive. I told him I could easily use it as a writing exercise for students who could assign all types of stories to why she wore the expression she wore.
Visit his website www.jamespimm.com to see more of his work.
Posted by DL NELSON at 12:36 PM