I was glad my friend liked this 8 X 10 painting of her mother. The baby is my friend's son.
A commission is about pleasing the buyer. I am happy the second one pleased her.
I have never been able to make up my mind whether to concentrate on art, writing or natural history. I usually concentrate on one of the three for a while, then concentrate on another of the three. Art, writing and natural history are intwined in my life and often involve teaching a combination of these subjects.