There should be a question mark somewhere in the title because I don’ profess to know how. Those last two adorable creature from the previous post illustrate that – they’re cute. And it’s not always what you want.
OK, in a greetings card. But take my sheep for instance – and there are a lot of them:
And there are loads more where they come from. Sometimes you want them to look – well, neutral…sheeplike and I find that really difficult.
So I was genuinely delighted to see on the walls of the splendid gallery of Hauser and Wirth in Bruton, Somerset, an Elizabeth Frink drawing of a really…well, not-cute sheep. Ugly doesn’t come into it. It’s utterly and essentially a sheep
Now if that comes out underlined I didn’t mean it to – but it serves well. So I shall turn to this image when I feel the urge to make those eyelashes longer or give an almost-smile. Well I’ll try!