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When Eileen first traveled to Guatemala in 1988, San Diego friends Lauralee and Wayne Bennett who had convinced her it would be a colorful getaway for painting inspiration joined her. Lauralee took weaving lessons and Eileen tagged along to sketch, take photos, and chat with the natives in their own tongue. This was a natural for Eileen. “I’m studying people all the time,” Eileen said. “It is my instinct. I get so excited about people.” The weaving teachers became colorful subjects for paintings that she later did in her studio from the sketches, photos, and memories.

Details

  • Title: A Nice Place To Work
  • Creator: Eileen Monaghan Whitaker, 30 x 22 in. Watercolor.
  • Date: 1989/1989
  • Date Created: 1989
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: http://whitakerwatercolors.org/

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