October 1st, 2011
Every so often, someone gives me flowers — roses, orchids, freesias. But I’ve never been quite so tickled as I was today when my friend Rachel brought me a little sheaf of wheat.
Now I can really be a gleaner! And I’ve been introduced to the panoply of mid-19th century paintings depicting gleaners, including this iconic 1857 work by Jean-François Millet.
Now that I’ve got some wheat, I just need to compile a costume, build a studio background, and set up my tripod…