This is the pen and ink drawing I did before working on a painting inspired by it last fall. I

Music Genie pen and ink 2013

“Music Genie,” pen and ink by Bea Garth, copyright 2014

made the drawing of my boyfriend (now husband) playing his stringed instruments. A couple of months later he got together to play music with two of his friends. They are still at it and quite amazing, IMHO! I intend to finish the painting once its unpacked. Still setting up my studio in the garage here in Vancouver, but made great progress the other day.